Archive for the 'The Band' Category

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Seven and half years off the road, Dylan returns with the Band. Oakland Coliseum Stadium Feb 11, 1974. Bob Dylan And The Band :: Oakland, CA 1974 (zipped folder, external link)

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Hallelujah. This rare archival footage finds everyone’s favorite on a hot July night in Jersey amidst its final summer tour, just under a month before the much-acclaimed King Biscuit Flower Hour set at the Carter Baron Amphitheatre in Washington, D.C. Sure, the track list is basically the same as that show—the Band throws in a couple […]

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

“We have an announcement,” says the drummer between songs. “There’s lots of corn left! So alla you who feel like havin’ a cob…” Just another glamorous gig for Levon & The Hawks, the group that less than a year later would be shattering folkie ear drums with Bob Dylan, and by decade’s end would be […]

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Happy New Year — The Band’s Genuine Bootleg Series 4: Crossing The Great Divide. “3 CD The Band bootleg released in 1997, not to be confused with the official Across the Great Divide box set. This is the third release in The Genuine Bootleg Series, for some reason sub-titled Take 4. The two first bootleg […]

Friday, February 18th, 2011

The Band’s Genuine Bootleg Series 4: Crossing The Great Divide. “3 CD The Band bootleg released in 1997, not to be confused with the official Across the Great Divide box set. This is the third release in The Genuine Bootleg Series, for some reason sub-titled Take 4. The two first bootleg boxes, The Genuine Bootleg […]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

(Sevens, a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) From Garth Hudson’s opening notes on the organ – on through to the songs climax – it’s immediately apparent The Band’s “Chest Fever” means business. “I know shes a tracker, any scarlet would back her. The say she’s a […]