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The Band 1967

20/4/16 – The Band – Tears Of Rage – Woodstock – 1969

Tears Of Rage was originally recorded in 1967 and was written by Bob Dylan and Richard Manuel, it wasn’t released under Dylan’s name till The Basement Tapes in 1975. The Band opened their debut album, Music From The Big Pink with the song in 1968. It has been covered by many artists including Gene Clark, […]

Spooky Tooth 1968

7/3/16 – Spooky Tooth – The Weight – 1968

Once, I  played at a venue (with I know not who) where there were different rooms with different events, one of the events in one of the larger spaces hosted a Queen cover band.  A singer with a strong voice wearing a yellow bandsman’s double-breasted jacket like Freddie, a guitarist that had nailed Brian May’s tone […]


9/11/14 – Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes – 1967 – Trailer – 2014

Bob Dylan’s legendary Basement Tapes has arrived and includes a staggering 117 unreleased tracks. This is a four minute trailer describing the experience, giving us an overview of the history, letting us know what the fuss is all about. Of course Dylan fans have been excavating songs from these sessions since the sixties and there […]