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Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Band, 44 Years On

One of the epic live gigs ever opened tonight at NYC's Academy of Music in 1971, featuring The Band (plus Allen Toussaint leading the horn section).  And  I was there one night.  A box set appeared a few years ago.  A highlight:

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david colton said...

After attending the first Woodstock, we went to the second Woodstock to cover it for USA TODAY. Got there a day or two early and a guy was in the middle of the field all alone pointing to the giant stage and speakers. "Hi,'' he said to me. "I'm Rick Danko.''