When The Band entered the studio to continue to record Moondog Matinee, they switched locations. This time they flew out to Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, California to finish the last few songs. Los Angeles had been pulling The Band westward for sometime. With the rest of an album to finish, The Band couldn't turn down a request from George Harrison and Ringo Starr to help them record in the studio as well.
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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.
We discuss her love of The Band, and how it started with their song "Acadian Driftwood", her passion for sixties and seventies...
This week we sit down and chat with Joe Forno. Forno was born in Woodstock, New York. His father an influential local and was friendly with The Band. Forno graduated Albany College of Pharmacy in 1973 and had a career as a pharmacist before assisting Richard Manuel and Levon Helm with their...
“None of us truly understood where we were headed, but we knew change was inevitable.”
The Band meant something, their music had spoken to many. Whether that meant flying from another continent, taking a train cross country, selling their worldly possessions or quitting a job, even the slightest...