Classic Rock Bands Great Debut Albums – Part Two – The Band [VIDEOS]
'Music From Big Pink' - The Band a group who influenced many an artist and probably best known for their song "The Weight."
Bob Dylan happened to be on the road and he wrote and co-wrote three songs on The Band's debut album, "Music From Big Pink'. The Band happened to be Bob's opening act.
If you ever watch Woodstock 1969 The Band opened with their song "Chest Fever."
Eric Clapton loved their music and has been known to say they were a big reason for him leaving Cream. Eric wanted music that had a rootsy sound similar to Delaney and Bonnie.
George Harrison another artist influenced by the group for his music of the late '60's and early '70's.
Certified Gold in the U.S., reached #30 on the charts and released July 1, 1968.
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The Band, "The Weight":