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File Name:[Request] The Band - Discography
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Band's First Line-up
Robbie Robertson guitar
Rick Danko bass, Violin, vocals
Levon Helm drums, Mandolin, vocals
Richard Manuel keyboards, vocals, drums
Garth Hudson keyboards, saxophone


Band's Last Line-up:
Jim Weider guitar
Rick Danko bass, vocals
Randy Ciarlante bass, drums, vocals
Levon Helm drums, vocals
Garth Hudson keyboards, saxophone
Richard Bell keyboards


The Band on Wikipedia

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The Band was an acclaimed, influential, chart-topping rock music group. The original group consisted of Canadians Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboard instruments, saxophone), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and American Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals). All five members were notable musicians in their own right.

The members of the Band first came together as they joined rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins' backing group, The Hawks, one by one between 1958 and 1963. Upon leaving Hawkins in 1964, they were known as The Levon Helm Sextet (the sixth member being sax player Jerry Penfound), then Levon and the Hawks (without Penfound). In 1965, they released a single on Ware Records under the name Canadian Squires, but returned as Levon and the Hawks for a recording session for Atco later in 1965. At about the same time, Bob Dylan recruited Helm and Robertson for two concerts, then the entire group for his U.S. tour in 1965 and world tour in 1966. They also joined him on the informal recordings that later became The Basement Tapes.

Because they were always "the band" to various frontmen, Helm said the name "The Band" worked well when the group came into its own and left Saugerties, New York, to begin recording their own material. They recorded two of the most acclaimed albums of the late 1960s: their 1968 debut Music from Big Pink (featuring the single "The Weight" ) and 1969's The Band. They broke up in 1976, but reformed in 1983 without founding guitarist Robbie Robertson.

Although the Band was always more popular with music journalists and fellow musicians than with the general public, they have remained an admired and influential group. The group was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1989 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked them #50 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, and in 2008, they received the Grammy's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Discography

Studio Albums

1968-Music From Big Pink
1969-The Band
1970-Stage Fright
1971-Cahoots
1973-Moondog Matinee
1975-Northern Lights-Southern Cross
1977-Islands
1993-Jericho
1996-High On The Hog
1998-Jubilation


Remastered Albums

1968-Music From Pig Pink
1969-The Band (2000)
1970-Stage Fright (2000)
1971-Cahoots (2000)
1973-Moondog Matinee (2001)
1975-Northern Lights-Southern Cross
1977-Islands (2001)


Live Albums

1969-The Band At Woodstock
1972-Rock Of Ages (1990)
1972-Rock Of Ages (2001)
1976-King Biscuit Flower Hour
1990-Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Best Of


Soundtracks

1978-The Last Waltz
2002-The Last Waltz -Box Set (4 Discs)@
@192kbps

Singles

1994-Live


Compilations

1976-The Best Of The Band
1978-Anthology
1989-A Kingdom Come
2000-Greatest Hits
@160kbps
2005-A Musical History

Collaborations with Bob Dylan

1966-The Bootleg Series Vol. 4 - Bob Dylan Live 1966, The ''Royal Albert Hall'' Concert
1974-Before The Flood
1974-Planet Waves
1975-The Basement Tapes


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