50 years ago, “The Weight” spoke to us. Today, a new “global” version is creating a musical United Nations.
“Easy Rider” was groundbreaking as a movie. So was the soundtrack. On its 50th anniversary, here’s the backstory.
Everyone knows about Hendrix, Joplin and the Dead. But there were many other bands, including some really big names, that got lost in the mix — for various reasons. And there were others that were just … odd. See more in the next episode of our Woodstock video series.
“Professor Louie” produced some seriously memorable tracks for The Band. Here, he gives us an inside look at the studio magic, the offbeat inspiration, and some other ingredients that led to truly great performances.
“Lonesome Suzie,” “Hobo Jungle,” and “Too Soon Gone” are just a few wonders from The Band’s catalog.