Robbie Robertson

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    April 20, 2012

    R.I.P. Levon Helm: The Heartbeat of Americana

    While they never became superstars, the men in The Band cut two of the most influential albums of the '60s -- Music From Pig Pink and The Band. Unlike other groups, The Band eschewed flashy musicianship in favor of a dense, smoky sound that emphasized group dynamics over the talents of individual me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Craig Finn's Clear Heart Full Eyes: A First Listen

    If I may make two predictions about Clear Heart Full Eyes, the solo debut from combustible, fan-friendly Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn, they are that: 1. It's not going to save rock 'n' roll. 2. It's not going to be a meta-narrative about how it doesn't save rock and roll. If the last Hold Stea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Turkey or Salmon: The Last Waltz at Winterland, Thanksgiving 1976

    In 1976, the band known as The Band decided to call it quits. Its recent albums hadn't been selling so well, the members were tired of touring, leader Robbie Robertson had (allegedly) turned into a major twit, and it would be a couple of decades before their hit "The Weight" would be used in the tra ... More >>

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    November 21, 2007
  • Music

    October 12, 2005

    Meet the New Boss

    The Hold Steady's version of classic rock is full of sex, drugs, and Jesus

  • Holiday

    November 20, 2002


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    December 22, 1999

    Super Sunday

    Any Given Sunday

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    September 1, 1999

    Reel World

    Black to the Promised Land, Short of Breath, The Last Waltz

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    November 11, 1998
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    November 4, 1998
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    October 9, 1996
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    November 29, 1995

    All the Rage

    Sean Penn's The Crossing Guard may be powerfully visual, but the writing is off the wall

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