Great fun & some wonderful singing by Van Morrison, Rick Danko, Bob Dylan & Levon Helm.
30 March 1976
Eric Claptons birthday
- Eric Clapton
- Robbie Robertson, guitar
- Jesse Ed Davis, guitar
- Ron Wood, guitar
- Bob Dylan, vocals/guitar
- Billy Preston, vocals/keyboards
- Van Morrison, vocals
- Rick Danko, vocals/bass
- Garth Hudson, organ
- Richard Manuel, vocals/piano
- Levon Helm, vocals/drums
Near Ryde, Isle Of Wight, England
31 August 1969
- Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal)
- Robbie Robertson (guitar)
- Richard Manuel (piano)
- Garth Hudson (organ)
- Rick Danko (bass)
- Levon Helm (drums)
This is a great show from Kosei Nenkin Hall in Tokyo, Japan 1983! (september 1st, or maybe 2nd…)
From about 1983 until 1986, The Band consisted of original members Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson, along with the four members of Fayetteville Arkansas’s Cate Brothers Band, Earl and Ernie Cate, Ron Eoff, and Terry Cagle. Terry is Levon’s nephew and plays and sings a lot like his Uncle Levon. Earl and Ernie play keys and amazing guitar, respectively. Ernie is a soulful singer. Ron is an accomplished bassist, and his presence allowed Rick Danko to play some acoustic guitar and fiddle, just as having Terry Cagle on drums freed Levon to play mandolin some.
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I’m not a huge fan of the 74 Tour, but it had its moments.
Facts from Wikipedia:
|Start date||January 3, 1974|
|End date||February 14, 1974|
|No. of shows||40|
The Bob Dylan and the Band 1974 Tour – often referred to as Tour ’74 – was a two-month concert tour in early 1974 that featured Bob Dylan, in his first real tour in eight years, performing with The Band.
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Harold Eugene “Gene” Clark was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band the Byrds. He was the Byrds’ principal songwriter between 1964 and early 1966, writing most of the band’s best-known originals from this period, including “I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better”, “She Don’t Care About Time”, and “Set You Free This Time”.
Although he did not achieve commercial success as a solo artist, Clark was in the vanguard of popular music during much of his career, prefiguring developments in such disparate subgenres as psychedelic rock, baroque pop, newgrass, country rock, and alternative country. We are very fond of Gene Clark and we think he is an overlooked artist.
He has done some incredible Bob Dylan covers, we have collected some of them here (some alone and some with others):
Mr Tambourine Man, from the Gene Clark album Firebyrd and The Byrds classic rendition :