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Music From Big Pink


Download links and information about Music From Big Pink by The Band. This album was released in 1968 and it belongs to Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:13:56 minutes.

Artist: The Band
Release date: 1968
Genre: Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:13:56
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No. Title Length
1. Tears of Rage 5:23
2. To Kingdom Come 3:22
3. In a Station 3:34
4. Caledonia Mission 2:59
5. The Weight 4:38
6. We Can Talk 3:06
7. Long Black Veil 3:06
8. Chest Fever 5:18
9. Lonesome Suzie 4:04
10. This Wheel's On Fire 3:14
11. I Shall Be Released 3:19
12. Yazoo Street Scandal 4:01
13. Tears of Rage 5:32
14. Katie's Been Gone 2:46
15. If I Lose 2:29
16. Long Distance Operator 3:58
17. Lonesome Suzie 3:00
18. Orange Juice Blues (Blues For Breakfast) 3:40
19. Key To the Highway 2:28
20. Ferdinand the Imposter 3:59



This legendary quintet had already nailed successful stints backing rocker Ronnie Hawkins and electric folkie Bob Dylan by the time they retreated to a big pink house in Woodstock in 1967. They spent most of that year working with Dylan (see The Basement Tapes) and developing songs that would eventually appear on this miraculous, mysterious, and delightfully rambling debut. One listen to the opening cut made it abundantly clear that the Band was no ordinary band: an eerie, mournful, lumbering ballad, "Tears of Rage" (co-written by Dylan and Richard Manuel) sounded like nothing that had come before it--peculiar muted horns, a guitar played through a whirling organ speaker, disjointed percussion, and a tormented vocal performance by Rick Danko. All of the tracks on Big Pink followed suit, each creating its own distinct aura with an odd mix of musical influences and hanging-together-by-a-thread ensemble playing. Robbie Robertson's "The Weight" remains a '60s hallmark while two more Dylan-penned cuts, "This Wheel's on Fire" (co-written with Danko) and "I Shall Be Released," end things in memorable fashion.