Robbie Robertson shares his favourite memories from recording Music From Big Pink

July 10, 2018

After much searching, we found the perfect spot right outside their window. Or did it find us? Levon and Rick’s yard. Woodstock, NY, ’68. (© Elliott Landy)

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On the 50th anniversary of The Band's debut album Music From Big Pink, Robbie Robertson discusses the album's legacy, its iconic songs and the musical landscape of the late 60s.  23:17

On the 50th anniversary of The Band's debut album Music From Big Pink, Canadian music legend Robbie Robertson talks to Tom Power about the legacy of the album and shares some of his favourite stories behind a few of the iconic songs, including this one.


The re-released album, Music from Big Pink (50th Anniversary Edition), is out Friday, August 31.

Listen to the full conversation above. 

The Band's debut album Music From Big Pink celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. (Capitol Records/Universal Music Canada)

Produced by Mitch Pollock