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Audio CD, Extra tracks, Original recording reissued, August 29, 2000
This is one of the best albums ever recorded.
What makes this album so classic is the combination of great songwriting with an unmatched blend of musical virtuosity and variety.
The feeling I get when listening to this album is one of sitting on my back porch with The Band and just listening to them play.
Sounding like it was recorded in Uncle Bob's Basement and Garage (they used a house in the Hollywood Hills owned by Sammy Davis, Jr and padded it out with blankets and wood) - The... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Barry
Overall good buy & fast delivery, but the plastic case has at least 3 cracks, so better shipment handling protection may be needed,
The Best album by the Band, so that kind of says it all. Better than Big Pink. Better meaning: more developed songs, tighter sound and production, more evocative stories, diverse... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Matthew Z. Pierce
The concept of the eponymous album should have been retired after this one. The second of their first three - the records that define them - their best three. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chris Szeliga
Very happy with it. Has a lot of good songs on it. Highly recommend it.
The album speaks for itself, the disc is 180 grams and crispy clear. Love this album and The Band.Published 1 month ago by Max B.
In a time of psychedelia, these guys were the anti-movement who instead went to roots of rock, folk, blues... Read morePublished 3 months ago by clint jernigan
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Yada-yada. Hit eject after track 12, and you won't have to hear the bonus tracks.
Mar 27, 2012 by Walter Five | See all 3 posts
|THE BAND are a Canadian band , not American!||
Yes -- it's often overlooked that four of these five guys are (or were -- at least one has passed away) Canadian. But they paid their dues playing for years (four or five?) in very funky road houses in the south as a back up band for Ronnie Hawkins, a regional southern rock star. These guys... Read More
Mar 26, 2011 by Amazon Customer | See all 9 posts
|absolutely mandatory listening if you like rock and american history||Be the first to reply|