Music from Big Pink

The Band - Music from Big Pink
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1968 Ratings: #8 / 68
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Based on 123 ratings
1968 Ratings: #12
July 1, 1968 / Release Date
LP / Format
Capitol / Label
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Sinews
95
Proof that, for The Band, Bob Dylan was a perk, not a necessity.
iamnicmoore
65
AHHHHHH YOU PUT THE LOAD RIGHT ON ME (X68)
lucacdornelles
99
RANKING THE SONGS:
11. Chest Fever
10. We Can Talk
9. Lonesome Suzie
8. Caledonia Mission
7. This Wheel's on Fire
6. Long Black Veil
5. Tears of Rage
4. To Kingdom Come
3. In a Station
2. I Shall Be Released
1. The Weight
thevillageidiot
92
Filled to the brim with some of the most memorable moments in rock music, The Band draw from the strongest roots of American music (blues, folk, soul, country) all in one masterful stroke.

There are obvious highlights - "The Weight" and "I Shall Be Released" come to mind. But "Tears of Rage" and "Chest Fever" are equally worthy gems. Each song is seemingly crafted from clay - imperfections can be found if you squint hard enough, but it's clear that heart ... read more
90
9.0 out of 10
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Added on: February 3, 2013