Excerpt: One way to achieve a bit of anonymity is to call yourselves "The Band". Another way is to not dress or act like typical rock stars- for The Band it was all about the music. They had class and they had a deep understanding of the true sources of Rock and Roll- plus they had multi-talented people in...
Excerpt: I saw this movie in cinema in 1980(79?). It was magic. Bought the record and loved it. Then in 2008 I got the dvd and took a time trip. Very pleasing. And then in 2009 I found it on blu-ray. All these artists... well, it is a ode to joy. Music, sound and pictures are great. Buy it and enjoy.
Excerpt: This is one of my favorite concerts to watch. It is really a beautiful showing by a variety of artists not to mention The Band itself. I hate to say anything bad about the movie but I think it could have been done better overall.
Excerpt: Fantastic concert, great setlist, awesome audio. It's funny how coming from Canada I know all their songs, however, it wasn't until recently I put a face with The Band. Would have been a great concert to be at, thankfully it was captured Scorsese captured it.
Excerpt: 1 of my all time Favs, i love The Band and the other Musicians they play with like Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, Paul Butterfield! but the absolute great thing about this entire movie is the sound! i mean i play it like it tells me too, LOUD!!!!!!!
Excerpt: i love the band and i think that this was a great concert, i especially loved how they managed to get muddy waters to play there. overall i thought that they did a great job remastering this movie, a definite buy for anyone from the 60s and 70s. Peace
Excerpt: This was the first Bu-Ray I purchased after getting my PS3 (But gamers don't watch movies right?). I did so because I wanted to compare it to the DVD copy I had. Even on the 13" tube TV I had at the time, the improvement was big!.
Excerpt: Folk Roots? Only if you don't know their history - used to play with Ronnie Hawkins. When they split from Hawkins they were known as Levon Helm and the Hawks; I used to sit through Sat. afternoon matinees here in Toronto and what they mostly played was R&B.