The Band The Band - 50th Anniversary 180g 45rpm 2LP
The Band The Band - 50th Anniversary 180g 45rpm 2LP The Band The Band - 50th Anniversary 180g 45rpm 2LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Capitol
Size: 12"
Format: 45RPM,

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The Band The Band - 50th Anniversary 180g 45rpm 2LP

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CAPLP84285-45
UPC:
602577842856

50th Anniversary Edition 45rpm Double LP!
Cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering!
New Stereo Mix By Bob Clearmountain Overseen by Robbie Robertson!

When The Band's seminal eponymous second album was released fifty years ago on September 22, 1969, not much more was known about the reclusive group than when they released their landmark debut, Music From Big Pink, to widespread critical praise and bewilderment, just the year before. The band, made up of four Canadians and one American, was still shrouded in mystery, allowing for listeners and the music press to let their imaginations run wild about who these men were and what this music was that sounded unlike anything else happening at the close of the psychedelic '60s. Dressed like 19th century fire-and-brimstone preachers and singing rustic, sepia-toned songs about America and the deep south, The Band - Garth Hudson (keyboards, piano, horn), Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolin), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals, drums), Rick Danko (bass, vocals, fiddle) and Robbie Robertson (guitar, piano, vocals) - was an enigma, unlike any group that came before or after. And their self-titled "Brown Album," as it would lovingly be called, cemented their status as one of the most exciting and revolutionary bands in years, on the strength of now-classic songs like "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," "Up On Cripple Creek" and "Rag Mama Rag."

UMe celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Band's pioneering self-titled album with this Double LP Black Vinyl edition featuring the new stereo mix of the album by Bob Clearmountain. Chris Bellman cut the vinyl lacquers for the album's new stereo mix at 45 rpm at Bernie Grundman Mastering, expanding the album's vinyl footprint from one LP to two.

All the Anniversary Edition releases were overseen by Robertson and feature a new stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain from the original multi-track masters, similar to the acclaimed 50th anniversary collections of 2018's Music From Big Pink releases.

Clearmountain and Robertson's approach to remixing the beloved album was done with the utmost care and respect for the music and what The Band represents. "The idea was to take you deeper inside the music, but this album is homemade," Robertson says in the liner notes. "You can't touch up a painting. It has nothing to do with what you get when you go into a recording studio." When he expressed his concerns to Clearmountain, the renowned engineer and producer reassured him: "We're just trying to overcome the original technological limitations in order to bring you closer into the room," he explained. "I'm going to do everything in my power not to get in the way of this music at all." The result is a new mix that allows listeners to hear these classic songs in stunning, and often times startling, clarity, packing more of a sonic and emotional punch than ever before.

Features

  • 50th Anniversary Edition
  • New stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain
  • 180g Vinyl
  • 45rpm
  • Double LP
  • First time on 2LP
  • Lacquers cut by Chris Bellman for the album's new stereo mix at 45 rpm at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Overseen by Robbie Robertson
  • All new mixes mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Made in Canada

Musicians

Garth Hudson keyboards, piano, horn
Levon Helm drums, vocals, mandolin
Richard Manuel keyboards, vocals, drums
Rick Danko bass, vocals, fiddle
Robbie Robertson guitar, piano, vocals

Selections

Side One:

  1. Across The Great Divide
  2. Rag Mama Rag
  3. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Side Two:

  1. When You Awake
  2. Up On Cripple Creek
  3. Whispering Pines

Side Three:

  1. Jemima Surrender
  2. Rockin' Chair
  3. Look Out Cleveland

Side Four:

  1. Jawbone
  2. The Unfaithful Servant
  3. King Harvest (Has Surely Come)
Description

50th Anniversary Edition 45rpm Double LP!
Cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering!
New Stereo Mix By Bob Clearmountain Overseen by Robbie Robertson!

When The Band's seminal eponymous second album was released fifty years ago on September 22, 1969, not much more was known about the reclusive group than when they released their landmark debut, Music From Big Pink, to widespread critical praise and bewilderment, just the year before. The band, made up of four Canadians and one American, was still shrouded in mystery, allowing for listeners and the music press to let their imaginations run wild about who these men were and what this music was that sounded unlike anything else happening at the close of the psychedelic '60s. Dressed like 19th century fire-and-brimstone preachers and singing rustic, sepia-toned songs about America and the deep south, The Band - Garth Hudson (keyboards, piano, horn), Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolin), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals, drums), Rick Danko (bass, vocals, fiddle) and Robbie Robertson (guitar, piano, vocals) - was an enigma, unlike any group that came before or after. And their self-titled "Brown Album," as it would lovingly be called, cemented their status as one of the most exciting and revolutionary bands in years, on the strength of now-classic songs like "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," "Up On Cripple Creek" and "Rag Mama Rag."

UMe celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Band's pioneering self-titled album with this Double LP Black Vinyl edition featuring the new stereo mix of the album by Bob Clearmountain. Chris Bellman cut the vinyl lacquers for the album's new stereo mix at 45 rpm at Bernie Grundman Mastering, expanding the album's vinyl footprint from one LP to two.

All the Anniversary Edition releases were overseen by Robertson and feature a new stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain from the original multi-track masters, similar to the acclaimed 50th anniversary collections of 2018's Music From Big Pink releases.

Clearmountain and Robertson's approach to remixing the beloved album was done with the utmost care and respect for the music and what The Band represents. "The idea was to take you deeper inside the music, but this album is homemade," Robertson says in the liner notes. "You can't touch up a painting. It has nothing to do with what you get when you go into a recording studio." When he expressed his concerns to Clearmountain, the renowned engineer and producer reassured him: "We're just trying to overcome the original technological limitations in order to bring you closer into the room," he explained. "I'm going to do everything in my power not to get in the way of this music at all." The result is a new mix that allows listeners to hear these classic songs in stunning, and often times startling, clarity, packing more of a sonic and emotional punch than ever before.

Features

  • 50th Anniversary Edition
  • New stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain
  • 180g Vinyl
  • 45rpm
  • Double LP
  • First time on 2LP
  • Lacquers cut by Chris Bellman for the album's new stereo mix at 45 rpm at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Overseen by Robbie Robertson
  • All new mixes mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering
  • Gatefold jacket
  • Made in Canada

Musicians

Garth Hudson keyboards, piano, horn
Levon Helm drums, vocals, mandolin
Richard Manuel keyboards, vocals, drums
Rick Danko bass, vocals, fiddle
Robbie Robertson guitar, piano, vocals

Selections

Side One:

  1. Across The Great Divide
  2. Rag Mama Rag
  3. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Side Two:

  1. When You Awake
  2. Up On Cripple Creek
  3. Whispering Pines

Side Three:

  1. Jemima Surrender
  2. Rockin' Chair
  3. Look Out Cleveland

Side Four:

  1. Jawbone
  2. The Unfaithful Servant
  3. King Harvest (Has Surely Come)
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
10.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Band
Title
The Band - 50th Anniversary
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
45RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-27-2019
Release Date
11-13-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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