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Original Artist Hit List: The Band

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Album Review

Though its bland packaging and generic title would lead you to believe otherwise, this is actually a re-release of the Band's 1998 River North album, Jubilation. The track order has been altered and the cover art removed in favor of Intersound's budget-line Original Artist Hit List template, but the music is the same. That said, it's pretty enjoyable, since the line on Jubilation (as well as the Band's two other '90s comeback albums) was that's it was pretty good for a bunch of old guys. "Last Train to Memphis" is a standout rave-up, while the gorgeous "Book Faded Brown" features tasteful accordion and vintage Band harmonies. All of this makes this set a terrific budget purchase. But since it's the same thing as the Band's own release, isn't it a better idea to spend a few extra dollars for the River North version, which includes the original artwork and liner notes? [Note: the Intersound reissue includes Jubilation's guest shots from John Hiatt and Eric Clapton.]

Biography

Formed: 1967 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

For roughly half a decade, from 1968 through 1975, the Band was one of the most popular and influential rock groups in the world, their music embraced by critics (and, to a somewhat lesser degree, the public) as seriously as the music of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Their albums were analyzed and reviewed as intensely as any records by their one-time employer and sometime mentor Bob Dylan. Although the Band retired from touring after The Last Waltz and disbanded several...
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