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Even after a few years of meaningless wandering, riddled with substance problems, creative problems The Band, unbeknownst to them, were about to embark on a two year journey that would elevate their profile to the largest they’d ever have. A new album with Dylan, a massive stadium sold out tour and much more.  Was it something they expected, most certainly not, was it something they wanted, besides Robbie probably not, but it was a chance to play with their friend Bob Dylan again and catch some of that spark they once had.  As with the change in status, came with a change in geography, The Band so synonymous with upstate New York, uprooted their families and headed west for the sunny shores of Los Angeles, California.  Please Consider Following Us: Instagram Twitter Facebook The Band: A History is part of Pantheon Podcasts. Listen to The Band: A History and a variety of other great podcasts over on Pantheon.
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