Music – 1976 – The Band – The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down

DOG ASIDE: The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group….including Rick Danko on bass guitar and vocals… Garth Hudson on keyboards, organ and saxophone….Richard Manuel on keyboards and vocals….Robbie Robertson on lead guitar and vocals….and Levon Helm on drums and vocals…..as seen in this video herewith where he sings lead on The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down….which is one of The Band‘s most famous hits. …

Music – 1976 – Special – The Last Waltz – The Band + Bob Dylan + Eric Clapton + Muddy Waters + Et Al

DOG COMMENTARY:  This music documentary made movie featuring The Band and many other famous musical groups and performers was directed by legendary director Martin Scorcese….so, we thought we’d tell some things about Scorcese…..as the music speaks for itself. Martin Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian….whose career spans more than 50 years…..with a body…

Music – Movie Special – The Last Waltz – The Band & Bob Dylan & Van Morrison & More

DOG COMMENTARY: For many years, I have been a big fan of Hollywood movie director Martin Scorsese…..for with films like Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, King of Comedy, Color of Money, Casino, Goodfellows, Cape Fear, The Departe, The Aviator, Hugo, The Age of Innocence, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and The Wolf of Wall Street….how could a movie fan…

The Band & Emmy Lou Harris – Evangiline, Evangeline – The Night They Drove Dixie Down

DOG ASIDE: The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group….originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, baritone, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson (guitar, percussion, vocals). The members of the Band first came together as they joined rockabilly…

The Band – Train, Train & Muddy Waters – I’m a Man & Eric Clapton – Further On Up The Road

DOG ASIDE: The Band was so aptly named…..cuz those boys could play music with every genre of music that there was in days of sex, drugs and rock n roll. In this video, they show their versatility in doing one of their own songs…Train, Train….then playing with Blues icon Muddy Waters on I’m a Man…..and…

The Band & Staple Singers Sing Take A Load Off Annie & The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down

DOG ASIDE: In the history of Rock n Roll music….The Band stands out about all others as being able to accompany any musical artist in any musical genre…they were just that good.  In this piece from “The Last Waltz’….they sing three wonderful folks songs….”Take A Load Off Annie” with the Staple Singers….and as The Band…

Jackson Browne Live On SNL Sings Running on Empty imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States….coming into prominence in the 1970’s….writing and recording songs such as “These Days”, “The Pretender”, “Running on Empty”, “Lawyers in Love”, “Doctor My Eyes”, “Take It Easy”, “For a Rocker”,…