CD

The last waltz

The Band (performer)
Title
The last waltz
Performer
The Band
Publisher
Rhino, 2003
2 cd's
Recording date
1978
Playing time
02:09:28
EAN
0075992734622 0081227392529
CDR
JKX4872
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 39 times in Flemish libraries

About The Band

The Band was a Canadian-American rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario, in 1967. It consisted of four Canadians, one Englishman, one American: Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals, fiddle), Garth Hudson (keyboards, accordion, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, drums, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolin, guitar). The Band combined elements of Americana, folk, rock, jazz, country, and R&B, influencing subsequent musicians such as the Eagles, Elton John, the Grateful Dead, the Flaming Lips, and Wilco.

Between 1958 and 1963, the group was known as the Hawks, a backing band for rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins. In the mid-1960s, they gained recognition for backing Bob Dylan, and the 1966 concert tour was notable as Dylan's first with an electric band. After leaving Dylan and changing their name to "The Band", they released several records to critical and popular acclaim, including their debut album Music from Big Pink…Read more on Wikipedia