This week we dive deeper into the legendary roots-rock group, The Band as they move up to join Bob Dylan after he recovers from his motorcycle accident. Excited to send some time off the road they took the opportunity to write and record some music. They started to rent the famous clubhouse they called "Big Pink". The Basement Tapes became the legacy of over a year of creating and making music in the basement of Big Pink.
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Originally released on The Band: A History's Patreon. We sit down and talk with Breanna McCann, the curator and archivist behind the new project The Manuel Archive.
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