The Band kept on making memorable music after they stepped out of Bob Dylan’s shadow. The songs ranged widely: from aching heartache to personal diaries to greasy funk. If you’re unfamiliar, or haven’t listened in a while, it’s time to dive (back) in.
His musicianship is never in doubt. His judgment, on the other hand… The singer-songwriter is seeking redemption with a new album, and with a little help from the Grateful Dead.
Star Child, Dr. Funkenstein, and Sir Nose sure took us on a funky ride in the 1970s.
For bands like Beggars Banquet, Sticky Fingers and Stony Rollers, “Sympathy for the Devil” is a favorite; “Midnight Rambler” is challenging.
CultureSonar’s Gen X readers favor Michael Jackson, Tears for Fears, and The Beastie Boys.