I know that the title for this post is fighting words, but ever since my late teens I have been a huge fan of The Band. For whatever reason, I’ve been delving into the back catalog of this magnificent group (who served as Bob Dylan’s band in the 1960s and had their final concert filmed by Martin Scorcese–if that doesn’t pique your interest then nothing will!).
Anyway, I happened upon one of the most comprehensive websites I’ve ever seen about a group. Check it out if you’re a fan or want to learn more about this seminal 1960s/70s ensemble:
Unfamiliar with The Band? This scene from Easy Rider featuring “The Weight” (likely their most instantly recognizable tune) might jog your memory:
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