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‘Last Waltz’ Tribute Tour

Great news (except if you live on the West Coast) as reported in Rolling Stone. Allman Brothers Band and Gov’t Mule guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist/producer Don Was will take their tribute to the Band’s famed farewell concert, The Last Waltz, on the road next year.  The pair orchestrated a 40th anniversary tribute concert in […]

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Testimony

The Last Waltz concert, a farewell to The Band happened on November 25, 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Forty years later, we’re still talking about the concert. Robbie Robertson has had a storied career leading up to and following The Band but of course it’s stories about The Band we want to hear. […]

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The Best Thanksgiving movie

Happy Thanksgiving!  I’m very thankful for so many things.  One of them is knowing Joni Mitchell is making progress health wise after a very arduous health scare this year.  In honor of The Last Waltz possibly the greatest concert film if not one of the best films ever. I give you Joni Mitchell singing Coyote […]

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Last Waltz

It’s the greatest concert film and it was re-created last year in San Francisco.  This year it’s going to New York.  It’s a nice idea but it will never add up to the original. Last year I posted The Band’s “Don’t Do It” In 2011, I posted  Neil Diamond’s “Dry Your Eyes”. This year I’m […]

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Best. Thanksgiving movie. ever.

Some people would suggest that Planes, Trains & Automobiles is the choice but for my money it’s The Last Waltz. Recorded on Thanksgiving Day November 25, 1976 at The Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. I’ve made it an annual tradition to watch this brilliant concert film directed by Martin Scorsese about The Band’s final performance. […]

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