Why doesn’t he just respect the wishes of artists?
I thought about this today because of the latest objector, Rihanna.
Trump is still using “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” by the Rolling Stones in spite of their objections. It’s in the background in this clip from today:
Music from Big Pink was a landmark when it was released in 1968. There was nothing like its blend of folk, rock and country music. During a period when young people were rebelling, the Band included a photo of their families. The Band (four Canadians and a guy from Arkansas) made a record steeped in American musical history.
Here are some of the songs including “Long Distance Operator” a song by Bob Dylan not included on the album. Most of the outtakes have been released before on the prior reissue.
“The Weight” is the most famous song from Big Pink:
“I Shall Be Released” is one of Bob Dylan’s greatest songs. The Band’s version was released before the Dylan/The Band Basement tapes version recorded in 1967 and another Dylan version from 1971.
The great blues artist Otis Rush died on September 29, 2018.
Here are his original recording of “Homework” (1962) and a version from 1994.
I have also added a few covers that are not close to Rush’s originals.
Fleetwood Mac (1960s?)
J Geils Band (1970)
The Cadillac Ranch is an art project in Amarillo, Texas consisting of 10 half-buried Cadillacs. Visitors paint the card which are periodically repainted with solid colors.
It inspired Bruce Springsteen’s 1980 song “Cadillac Ranch”.
videos about the Cadillac Ranch:
Cadillac Ranch History
The Old 97’s put on a great show and I am looking forward to seeing them again in December.
Here are some examples of their work: