The Band’s ‘Music From Big Pink’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Given that Music From Big Pink came out in the turbulent summer of 1968, it's tempting to frame the album as a set of soothing sounds for troubled times. Don't believe it. The Band's debut LP was quietly radical. In a period when the musical landscape was overrun with psychedelic whimsy, their synthesis of

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