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August 17, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen

August 17: The Band released Stage Fright in 1970

See the man with the stage fright Just standin’ up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight, But when we get to the end He wants to start all over again. Stage Fright is … Continue reading

August 2, 2014
by Egil
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Garth Hudson talking about the Big Pink sessions with Bob Dylan in 1967 (videos)

  Hudson was just as crucial to the very different sounds made in the Basement the year afterwards: especially since in large part it was Garth who tape-recorded those unique, informal sessions, and had the sense to look after, afterwards, … Continue reading

May 26, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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The late great Levon Helm was born May 26 1940

Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm , was an American rock multi-instrumentalist and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and frequent lead and backing vocalist for The Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, and creative drumming style highlighted on many of The Band’s recordings, such as … Continue reading

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