Since we wish today a Happy Birthday to Robbie Robertson, let’s have a “The Band at Their Best’ page

As we wish, today, Canadian musician, Jaime Royal Robertson a.k.a. Robbie Robertson a Happy 79th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The BandVideo Tracklist : 1 . The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down 2 . The Weight 3 . Up On Cripple Creek 4 . Ophelia 5 . Forever Young 6 . The Shape I'm In 7 . Don't Do It 8 . Who Do You Love? 9 . It Makes No Difference 10 . Like A…

Geffen publish Robbie Robertson’s eponymous solo debut album (1987)

'Robbie Robertson' is his eponymous solo debut album co-produced with Daniel Lanois and released on October 27, 1987 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Fallen Angel (Robbie Robertson, Martin Page) - 05:52 . 2.Showdown At Big Sky (Robbie Robertson) - 04:43 . 3.Broken Arrow (Robbie Robertson) - 05:17 . 4.Sweet Fire Of Love (Robbie Robertson, U2) - 05:08 . 5.American Roulette (Robbie Robertson) - 04:46 .…

Singing With Paul McCartney

David Gilmour, Ian Paice, Bruce Springsteen, Brittany Howard, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, K.d. lang, Rihanna, Kanye West, Billy Joel, Neil Young, Allen Ginsberg

Capitol publish The Band’s debut album : ‘Music from Big Pink’ with a cover painted by Bob Dylan (1968)

The Band's 'Music from Big Pink' is their debut studio album released on July 1, 1968 by Capitol.. 1 . Tears of Rage (7/20/1976, Casino Arenal) 2 . Caledonia Mission 3 . Long Black Veil 4 . Long Black Veil (12/31/1983, San Francisco Civic Auditorium) 5 . Chest fever 6 . Chest Fever (Wembley) 7 . This Wheel's On Fire (Live) 8 . This Wheel's On Fire (11/25/1976, Winterland) 9 . I Shall Be Released…

Columbia publish ‘The Basement Tapes,’ a studio album by Bob Dylan and the Band, recorded in 1967 (1975)

Bob Dylan and the Band's 'The Basement Tapes' is Dylan's sixteenth (and second with the Band) album recorded mostly in 1967 and released on June 26, 1975 by Columbia1 . Tears Of Rage (Stratford Upon Avon, 14.07.1995) 2 . Million Dollar Bash (London, 21.11.2005) 3 . CRASH ON THE LEVEE (BRIGHTON, 26.03.1995) 4 . You Ain't Going Nowhere (01.09.1997, Bournemouth) Track Listing : 1.Odds And Ends (Bob…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

We Remember Sonny Boy Williamson. ‘Sonny Boy’

This day (May 25, 1965), in Helena, Arkansas, died Sonny Boy Williamson, an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi., Digest Tracklist : My Younger Days (1964) . Live In Denmark (1964) . Keep It To Yourself (1963) . Bye Bye Bird . Nine Below Zero (1963) . I'M A Lonely Man . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon - Bye bye blues . Tracklist : Nine Below…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Blonde on Blonde,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Rainy Day Women #12’, ‘I Want You’ and ‘Just Like a Woman’ (1966)

Bob Dylan's 'Blonde on Blonde' is his seventh studio album produced by Bob Johnston and released on May 16, 1966 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) - 04:36 . 2.Pledging My Time (Bob Dylan) - 03:50 . 3.Visions Of Johanna (Bob Dylan) - 07:33 . 4.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) (Bob Dylan) - 04:54 . 5.I Want You (Bob Dylan) - 03:07 . 6.Stuck Inside Of…

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s thirteenth album: ‘Belly of the Sun’ (2002)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Belly of the Sun' is her thirteenth album released on February 26, 2002 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The Weight (Robbie Robertson) - 06:05 . 2.Justice (Cassandra Wilson) - 05:27 . 3.Darkness On The Delta (Jay Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes) - 03:47 . 4.Waters Of March (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:26 . 5.You Gotta Move (Mississippi Fred Mcdowell) - 02:44 . 6.Only A…

Bob Dylan records ‘Before the Flood’ an album with the Band (1974)

'Before the Flood' by Bob Dylan & the Band is a live album recorded on February 13–14, 1974, in Los Angeles and released on June 20, 1974 by Asylum Records.Track Listing : 1.Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'Ll Go Mine) (Bob Dylan) - 04:15 . 2.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) - 03:14 . 3.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) - 03:27 . 4.Knockin' On Heaven'S Door (Bob Dylan) - 03:51 . 5.It Ain'T…

Bob Dylan releases his fourteenth album : ‘Planet Waves’ recorded with The Band (1974)

Bob Dylan's 'Planet Waves' is his fourteenth studio album recorded with The Band and released on January 17, 1974 by Asylum and IslandTrack Listing : 1.On A Night Like This (Bob Dylan) - 02:57 . 2.Going, Going, Gone (Bob Dylan) - 03:27 . 3.Tough Mama (Bob Dylan) - 04:17 . 4.Hazel (Bob Dylan) - 02:50 . 5.Something There Is About You (Bob Dylan) - 04:45 . 6.Forever Young (Bob Dylan) - 04:57 .…

We Remember Harry Nilsson

January 15, 1994 - Mr.Harry Nilsson, American singer and songwriter, author 'Everybody's Talkin' and 'Without You' passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Ringo Starr 's 'Goodnight Vienna' is his fourth studio album featuring among others Billy Preston, Robbie Robertson, Harry Nilsson and released on November 15 , 1974 by Apple. >> Ringo Starr 's 'Time Takes Time' is his tenth studio album…

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09 . 5.Just Not True (Carly Simon) - 05:19 . 6.Hotcakes (Carly Simon) -…

The Band record ‘The Last Waltz’ with Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison and more guests (1976)

The Band's 'The Last Waltz' is a triple live album recorded on November 25, 1976 at Winterland Arena, San Francisco and released on April 7, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records Track Listing : 1.Theme From The Last Waltz (Robbie Robertson) - 03:28 . 2.Up On Cripple Creek (Robbie Robertson) - 04:44 . 3.Who Do You Love? (Ellas Mcdaniel) - 04:16 . 4.Helpless (Neil Young) - 05:47 . 5.Stage Fright (Robbie…

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton's 'August' is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.It'S In The Way That You Use It (Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson) - 04:11 . 2.Run (Lamont Dozier) - 03:39 . 3.Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes) - 04:15 . 4.Bad Influence (Robert Cray, Michael Vannice) - 05:09 . 5.Walk Away…

Apple publish Ringo Starr’s fourth album : ‘Goodnight Vienna’ (1974)

Ringo Starr's 'Goodnight Vienna' is his fourth studio album featuring among others Billy Preston, Robbie Robertson, Harry Nilsson and released on November 15 , 1974 by Apple.Track Listing : 1. Goodnight Vienna (John Lennon) - 02:35 . 2.Occapella (Allen Toussaint) - 02:55 . 3.Oo-Wee (Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia) - 03:45 . 4.Husbands And Wives (Roger Miller) - 03:34 . 5.Snookeroo (Elton John,…

Ringo Starr releases his third album : ‘Ringo’ featuring ‘Photograph’ and ‘You’re Sixteen’ (1973)

Ringo Starr's 'Ringo' is his third studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on November 2 1973 by Apple.Track Listing : 1.I'M The Greatest (John Lennon) - 03:21 . 2.Have You Seen My Baby (Randy Newman) - 03:44 . 3.Photograph (Richard Starkey, George Harrison) - 03:56 . 4.Sunshine Life For Me (George Harrison) - 02:45 . 5.You'Re Sixteen (Bob Sherman, Dick Sherman) - 02:48 . 6.Oh My My…

Capitol publish ‘The Band’ their eponymous second album featuring ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ (1969)

'The Band' feat. 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' is their eponymous second studio album released on September 22, 1969 by CapitolTrack Listing : 1.Across The Great Divide (Robbie Robertson) - 02:53 . 2.Rag Mama Rag (Robbie Robertson) - 03:04 . 3.The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Robbie Robertson) - 03:33 . 4.When You Awake (Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson) - 03:13 . 5.Up On Cripple…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

The Band are (almost) reunited in Tokyo (1983)

September 2, 1983 - The Band's "Reunion Tour" with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson and Richard Manuel plus Ernie Cate, Earl Cate, Ron Eoff and Terry Cagle but without Robbie Robertson stops at Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan More Info

Crossroads

Starting and ending with 'Crossroads' made famous by Cream, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has The Nashville Teens, The Doors, Will Bradley Trio, The Doors and many more.

Night Out

From 'Trouble At Midnight' to 'Dark was the night' , we have mixed 21 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Night'. "Night Out" has Howlin' Wolf, Paul Butterfield, Taylor Hound Dog , Nellie Florence and many more.

Native American

Featuring Eagles Cry . Native American . Flute . John DeBoer . American Indian Chant . Cherokee . Cherokee Memorial Song . Mary Youngblood . Dan DiCicco . Northern Cree . I Don't Know Why . Pow Wow . Indian Hoop Dance . Cherokee War Dance . Drone Flute . Double Golden Eagle . Tunnel Improvisation

Warner Bros. Chaka Khan’s sixth album : ‘Destiny’ (1986)

Chaka Khan's 'Destiny' is her sixth studio album released on June 14, 1986 by Warner Bros.1 . So Close (Live) Track Listing : 1.Love Of A Lifetime (David Gamson, Green Gartside) - 04:21 . 2.Earth To Mickey (Joshua Fried, Reggie Griffin, Arif Mardin, Charlie Singleton, Jeremy Wolff) - 05:37 . 3.Watching The World (John Lang, Richard Page, Steve George) - 04:44 . 4.The Other Side Of The World (B.…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…