The Band: A History

Music From Big Pink

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Exploring the history of Canadian-American roots rock group, The Band.
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Music From Big Pink
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 profound impact changed the perspective  of the largest artists of the day. George Harrison was obsessed, Eric Clapton famously quit Cream and wanted to join The Band. . In an era saturated by fuzzy blues, acid rock and psychedelia, the authentic, raw and roots music of The Band was fresh air.  This episode we will go through The Band’s collective process for creating arguably their best album, the album that skyrocketed them to fame.  Please consider following on social media:  Instagram: @TheBandPodcast Twitter: @TheBandPodcast Facebook: /TheBandPodcast Check out Adam Traum who provided the track "Levon's Barn" for this episode.  http://www.adamtraumguitar.com
36:25
June 11, 2019
The Basement Tapes
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 started to rent the famous clubhouse they called "Big Pink". The Basement Tapes became the legacy of over a year of creating and making music in the basement of Big Pink.    Please consider following on social media:  Instagram: @TheBandPodcast Twitter: @TheBandPodcast Facebook: /TheBandPodcast Check out Adam Traum who provided the track "Levon's Barn" for this episode.  http://www.adamtraumguitar.com
26:39
May 5, 2019
The Dylan Years
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 Hawks got to experience the very best of music and the very worst. From seeing how a master like Bob Dylan writes and performs to having crowds of thousands hate your guts. This episode of The Band: A History packs a punch.  Please consider following on social media:  Instagram: @TheBandPodcast Twitter: @TheBandPodcast Facebook: /TheBandPodcast Check out Adam Traum who provided the track "Levon's Barn" for this episode.  http://www.adamtraumguitar.com
39:27
April 8, 2019
The Hawks After Hawkins
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 touring across Eastern Canada in through the Southern states of the United States of America we are exposed to a very interesting period of time in The Band's history. Session work with John Hammond Jr. to jamming with Sonny Boy Williamson to drugs and arrests, this episode of The Band: A History packs a punch.  Please consider following on social media:  Instagram: @TheBandPodcast Twitter: @TheBandPodcast Facebook: /TheBandPodcast
28:41
March 10, 2019
Ronnie "The Hawk" Hawkins
Welcome to The Band: A History.  Episode #001 - 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 how Hawkins put together a group of musicians that later went on to become the legendary roots-rock group, The Band.  Please consider following on social media:  Instagram: @TheBandPodcast Twitter: @TheBandPodcast Facebook: /TheBandPodcast
20:41
February 9, 2019
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