The Record Collection

The Band: Music From Big Pink

Capitol SKAO-2955

Track list:

01 – Tears of Rage
02 – To Kingdom Come
03 – In a Station
04 – Caledonia Mission
05 – The Weight
06 – We Can Talk
07 – Long Black Veil
08 – Chest Fever
09 – Lonesome Suzie
10 – This Wheel’s on Fire
11 – I Shall Be Released

A re-mastered version of this album released in 2000 includes:
12 – Yazoo Street Scandal (outtake)
13 – Tears of Rage (Alternate Take)
14 – Katie’s Been Gone (outtake)
15 – If I Lose (outtake)
16 – Long Distance Operator (outtake)
17 – Lonesome Suzie (Alternate Take)
18 – Orange Juice Blues (Blues for Breakfast) (Outtake – Demo)
19 – Key to the Highway (outtake)
20 – Ferdinand the Imposter (outtake – Demo

Personnel:

Jaime Robbie Robertson – guitars, vocals
Rick Danko – bass, fiddle, vocals
Richard Manuel – piano, organ, drums, vocals
Garth Hudson – organ, piano, clavinet, soprano and tenor saxophones
Levon Helm – drums, acoustic guitar, percussion, vocals
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John Simon – baritone horn, tenor saxophone, piano

producer – John Simon
engineers – Don Hahn, Tony May, Shelly Yakus
cover painting – Bob Dylan
photography – Elliott Landy

“A pink house seated in the sun of Overlook Mountain in West Saugerties, New York.
Big Pink bore this music and these songs along its way.
It’s the first witness of this album that’s been thought and composed right there inside its walls.”

Original released in 1968

 

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