The Band: A History

The Band: A History

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Exploring the history of Canadian-American roots rock group, The Band.


Divide & Conquer
Sep 8 • 47 min
The Band’s follow-up self-titled album “The Band” was a success and bigger than their first effort. You’d think they’d slow down and smell the roses, but they didn’t. The Band never followed the same path as everyone else and continued to dive deep into…
Review: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band
Sep 6 • 15 min
We review the new Robbie Robertson documentary “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band” that just premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival directed by Daniel Roher and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard and Brian…
The Brown Album
Aug 4 • 68 min
While The Band had critical success on their first studio effort 1968’s “Music From Big Pink” they didn’t waste anytime before getting back into the studio to make their follow up. The Band was now respected in their own right apart from Ronnie Hawkins…
Music From Big Pink
Jun 11 • 36 min
The mythical proportion that has graced “Music From Big Pink” has been there since the beginning. By the late sixties, everyone was buzzing about what Dylan and The Band were doing in upstate New York. “Music From Pink” quaked the music world, it’s…
The Basement Tapes
May 5 • 26 min
This week we dive deeper into the legendary roots-rock group, The Band as they move up to join Bob Dylan after he recovers from his motorcycle accident. Excited to send some time off the road they took the opportunity to write and record some music. They…
The Dylan Years
Apr 7 • 39 min
This week we dive deeper into the legendary roots-rock group, The Band as they join Dylan. Detailing the years between 1964 through 1966 we take a look at the group as they get to see the world. Private jets, A-list celebrities, turmoil and more. The…
The Hawks After Hawkins
Mar 10 • 28 min
This week we dive deeper into the legendary roots-rock group, The Band after they left Ronnie Hawkins. Detailing the years between 1964 into 1965 we take a look at a group of young musicians who were experimenting with their sound. From their relentless…
Ronnie “The Hawk” Hawkins
Feb 8 • 20 min
Welcome to The Band: A History. Ronnie “The Hawk” Hawkins recounts the legendary singer from Arkansas role on music history, specifically rockabilly and his role in developing the sound in Canada through Canadian musicians. Moreover, the episode looks at…