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  1. Say a oeBah! Humbug!a to Predictable Holiday...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CMT.com

    ... from an old friend you haven't heard from in years. I felt that way when I heard the late Rick Danko's voice on The Band 's "Christmas Must Be Tonight," a track from their 1977 album, Islands . The truth is, it's not their finest album, and Robbie ...

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  2. New Recording: 17 Boxed-Set DiscoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... and 2006. If you have a long drive, just set it on the seat next to you and roll. It's all great. Bob Dylan and The Band: The Basement Tapes Complete (Sony). This set marks Vol. 11 of Sony's Bob Dylan 'Bootleg Series" and features all of Dylan's ...

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  3. The Band, "Christmas Must Be Tonight" (1977): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Something Else! Reviews

    ... I suppose. In its way, however, "Christmas Must Be Tonight" represents a canny distillation of what has made the Band such an enduring presence, from Garth Hudson's spectral colorings, to its spacious cadence, to Robertson's lyric - offered from the ...

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  4. Three New Concerts Announced for The LindaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nippertown!

    LOST LEADERS With the Sea the Sea Friday, January 23, 8pm $15 The dynamic duo features vocalist-guitarist Peter Cole and multi-instrumentalist Byron Isaacs in support of their self-titled debut album, released earlier this year.

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  5. Jason Priestley's Canadian is showing: Host talks Walk of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canada.com

    ... This year's inductees are former United Nations High Commissioner Louise Arbour, musician Jeff Healey, rock group The Band, actors Rachel McAdams and Ryan Reynolds, and Olympic hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser. Recording artist and producer The ...

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  6. Thunder on the Mountain Announces First Round of Artists for 2015 FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    Thunder on the Mountain Country Music Festival is excited to announce round one of the lineup for the 2015 festival. The first round of artists includes Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Eli Young Band and Chris Cagle , among others .

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  7. Jason Becker Is the Beating Heart of Rock MusicRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Psychology Today

    ... and my uncle Ron played the blues. I also started loving Bob Dylan very early and then I saw The Last Waltz with The Band and Eric Clapton got me wanting to play lead guitar. From then I started discovering Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eddie Van ...

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  8. Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks hit their marks at House of BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston.com

    ... just as often, Tedeschi would return for one final chorus. It was a subtly important habit, implicitly underlining the band's reliance on songs, not simply structures for jamming. Upper-hand blues "Do I Look Worried" was so ragingly confident that ...

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  9. Invisible Familiars sign to Other Music (streams), playing lots of NYC showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Brooklynvegan

    ... show on Sunday (12/14) at Union Pool in the front room. Sweepstakes also play and things get underway at 2 PM. Then the band will play four week residency at Brooklyn's Bar Lunatico (486 Halsey in Bed Stuy) on December 23, January 9, 16 & 23 . The ...

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  10. Last Waltz Ensemble | Return Of Dirty WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | JamBase

    The Last Waltz Ensemble , a tribute act that "progressively plays the music of Bob Dylan and The Band," has four special shows scheduled for the weeks ahead. The band will play a three-night run dubbed as the return of "Dirty Waltz" featuring The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Horns of Kevin Harris and "ET" Efrem Towns .

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  11. On the Culture Front: The Happiest Hour, Battle of the Belgians, The Complete Last Waltz and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Switched

    ... All in all, a one of a kind evening. I also felt lucky to be present for the singularly spectacular recreation of The Band's farewell concert known as "The Last Waltz," also the name of Scorsese's vividly captured if biased documentary. With a ...

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  12. Bob Dylan's 'Basement Tapes' release covers multiple formatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Bob Dylan and the Band performing at the Woody Guthrie memorial concert In New York City's Carnegie Hall on Jan. 20, 1968. Bob Dylan and the Band performing at the Woody Guthrie memorial concert In New York City's Carnegie Hall on Jan. 20, 1968.

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  13. Bob Dylan and the Band, "On a Night Like This" (1974): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Something Else! Reviews

    As per usual, Bob Dylan uses "On a Night Like This" to talk about something, even while talking about something else - only this time, he's sitting amidst a rollicking zydeco-influenced groove provided by his old friends in the Band. By beginning with these roiling feelings of doubt, even at the dizzying, passion-fueled outset of a relationship, they set the tone for 1974's Planet Waves , an album that dealt with all of love's many complexities.

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  14. This Day in Music History: December 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WPLR

    ... Bonham. Over one million people applied for a chance at the 9,000 pairs of tickets. 1999: Rick Danko, bassist for The Band died in his sleep at his home near Woodstock, NY. He was 56 years old. 1998: Bruce Springsteen won a $3 million legal battle ...

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  15. The Bob Dylan masterpiece you dona t needRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    The box set cover of Bob Dylan and The Band's "The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11." Six discs.

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  16. Sound gift advice: Dylan, Cohen, Mancini and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Herald Gazette

    Bob Dylan and The Band: The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 . Compiled from meticulously restored original tapes - many found only recently - this historic six-disc set is the definitive chronicle of the artist's legendary 1967 recording sessions with members of his touring ensemble who would later achieve their own fame as The Band.

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  17. music friday: the basement tapesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    ... an album, and Warner Brothers released it. It sold more than 100,000 copies.) The Basement sessions were in 1967; the Band released Music from Big Pink in 1968; Great White Wonder came out in 1969, by which time people had opinions not only about ...

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  18. Rick Danko, "Driftin' Away" from Danko / Fjeld /...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... Woodstock. Just weeks after this trio album's belated 1993 U.S. release, Danko's long-hoped-for studio effort with the Band - now centered on a core trio featuring Danko, Levon Helm and Garth Hudson - arrived in the form of the well-received Jericho ...

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  19. Cowboy - 5'll Getcha TenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... Beatles, will always be inextricably tied to the Allman Brothers Band. Fortunately, this relationship has caused the band's music to endure the passing of time and to always have a listening audience. The six-piece band opens the LP whimsically with ...

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  20. Savages & Bo Ningen, Anais Mitchell, and Bob Dylan & the BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Carol a listener might hear this year. - Loring Wirbel Recorded in 1967 by Bob Dylan and the future members of The Band, The Basement Tapes have been bootlegged, much talked about, but never officially or fully compiled until now. This Holy Grail ...

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