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  1. Red Bank: for the Love of BobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Red Bank Green

    ... as Bobfest takes the stage of the Count Basie Theatre for its 17th annual edition Thursday, it'll also be bringing the Band - the legendary combo that collaborated with Dylan on some of the master's most epochal recordings and tours, and whose own ...

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  2. Rick Danko, "Tired of Waiting" from Rick Danko (1977): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    ... their release. Worse still, when the album finally appeared, it was in such close proximity to The Last Waltz, the Band's outsized farewell gala, that Rick Danko simply got subsumed. All of the wind seem to leave Danko's solo sails. A follow up for ...

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  3. Songs We Love: Amy Helm, 'Rescue Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | National Public Radio

    ... all about the three albums Amy Helm has recorded with the roots band Ollabelle . And you know she's the daughter of The Band's Levon Helm and was featured prominently on his Grammy-winning albums Electric Dirt and Ramble At The Ryman . "Rescue Me," ...

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  4. Honoring a Music Promoter Who Shaped the Industry from the '60s OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... great advocate. To welcome concertgoers, he put out a barrel of apples at some of his venues, and when he staged the Band's Thanksgiving 1976 farewell concert celebrated in the 1978 film "The Last Waltz," the 5,400 attendees were served a turkey ...

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  5. Levon Helm's Ramble at the Ryman underscored a sweeping importanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Something Else! Reviews

    We were reminded again on Ramble at the Ryman, a record both timeless and new, that the late Levon Helm was the loamy voiced, rail-jumping rhythmic center point of the Band, the yearning storyteller and gritty soul. The Band's records were drawn from continuity, bringing in dizzyingly diverse, age-old influences and performed in a chorus as if by brothers.

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  6. All ConnectedRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Concord Monitor

    ... Hurbert is heading home to the "gal he loves so much." Towards the end of the song I thought of Rick Danko from the Band wiggling back and forth playing the fiddle. It wasn't Danko it was KZ Sommer and KZ delivered. Then it's time to take it down ...

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  7. The Band, "The Well" from The Last Waltz (1978): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Something Else! Reviews

    The opening element of a suite of songs that was appended to The Last Waltz during its lengthy gestation period, "The Well" provided an often-overlooked late-period showcase for the lost genius of Richard Manuel. The Band's original concert had, of course, been recorded on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom.

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  8. Cars We Remember: Noted musician unravels 55-year Nash Rambler mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Pocono Record

    ... Jimi Hendrix, John Denver, Little Richard, Patsy Cline, Herman's Hermits, Levon Helm and the Hawks (later to become The Band) and many more stars of the day, including a guy you may know, Gary Volpe from Vineland as part of “The Rubber ...

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  9. East Rutherford resident's brush with 2015 Rock Hall of Fame blues bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | NorthJersey.com

    ... the Paul Butterfield Blues Band had impact and influence on artists such as Carlos Santana and Jerry Garcia. The band was one of eight inductees into the prestigious music club this year. Although Carparelli was not part of the original lineup ...

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  10. Mavis Staples recalls lasting impact of the Band's 'Last...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Something Else! Reviews

    "The Weight," already one of the Band's best-loved, most-discussed songs , has never sounded more soulful and alive. "We were already close friends with the Band by then - with Levon Helm and Robbie Robertson and Rick Danko," Mavis Staples added.

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  11. David Letterman Raised MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Slate Magazine

    ... got into a bar fight and for some reason your homeroom teacher was tending the bar. There was the night when the Band's Levon Helm didn't show up for his guest spot, and so Letterman interviewed the staffer who booked him instead , a little duet of ...

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  12. Tunkhannock's Cornstock Folk Festival announces 2015 headlinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Times Leader

    ... Daisycutter is fronted by Sara Milonovich, an award winning and seasoned fiddler, singer, and songwriter. The band's self-titled debut received a Grammy semifinalist nod. Members of Professor Louie & the Crowmatrix are no strangers to fame. They ...

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  13. Mavis Staples: The Music That Made MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | RollingStone

    ... when Sam recorded "A Change Is Gonna Come," it would bring tears to my eyes every time I heard it. 5. "The Weight," the Band, 1968 Being in The Last Waltz was the most beautiful thing that ever happened to the Staple Singers. I still can't get ...

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  14. The Band: 'Book Faded Brown' and 'Don't Wait'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Ukiah Blog Live

    A searcher's song, "Don't Wait" also speaks to the journey Levon Helm made with Rick Danko and Garth Hudson back toward their legacy in the Band. The track, co-written by Helm for the Band's 1998 finale Jubilation , finds our protagonist desperately searching for something to grab on to - only to meet a wizened stranger who steers him back toward old music's sense of home and hearth.

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  15. The Band, "Don't Wait" from Jubilation (1998): Across the Great DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Something Else! Reviews

    A searcher's song, "Don't Wait" also speaks to the journey Levon Helm made with Rick Danko and Garth Hudson back toward their legacy in the Band. The track, co-written by Helm for the Band's 1998 finale Jubilation , finds our protagonist desperately searching for something to grab on to - only to meet a wizened stranger who steers him back toward old music's sense of home and hearth.

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  16. Lee Ann Womack, Los Lobos, Patty Griffin to Headline AmericanaFest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | RollingStone

    ... any club any night of the week and see something that'll knock your socks off, even if you aren't familiar with the band onstage. I'm really busy all week, and time and time again, I'll show up at a club and need to be somewhere else in 20 minutes, ...

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  17. More Artists Added To Dear Jerry Tribute Concert LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | JamBase

    On May 14 Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland will host an all-star tribute concert dubbed Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia on May 14. Today, a trio of artists have been added to the lineup for the event which features Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann who are each expected to perform at the tribute with their respective solo bands or with the house band or other acts.

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  18. Microsoft Band Gains Smart Appliance Controls From InsteonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | ProgrammableWeb.com

    ... Insteon's developer web site. Developers can use these tools to bring control and commands to the Microsoft Band. The Band is the first fitness wearable to run on the Microsoft Health platform. Though the Band itself is intended more for health and ...

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  19. Counting Crows masters of more than '90s nostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Duritz stretching out the song into double the length, extra lyrics slipping into stream-of-consciousness while the band pared down as far as they could go, you could hear the Springsteen influence. Take the pop gloss off, beef up the guitars and ...

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  20. Roots rockers Houndmouth bring lush harmonies, good times to BeachlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Cleveland.com

    ... t 216-383-1124. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Karma isn't always that "rhymes with rich.'' Sometimes, such as in the case of the band Houndmouth , she's a really NICE lady. "It fell into our laps, honestly,'' said bassist Zak Appleby from the roots-rock ...

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