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—Bearsville Studios (US)

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Founded by artist-manager Albert B. Grossman in 1970, Bearsville Studios in upstate New York have since been used by many hundreds of artists.Grossman had been a folk-club promoter and had managed such acts as Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin...

The Band's Music from Big Pink: A Novella

John Niven

John Niven graduated from Glasgow University in 1991 with a First Class Honours MA in English Literature. He toured and recorded as guitarist in The Wishing Stones - their sole LP Wildwood (Heavenly Records 1992) owes more a passing debt to the music of The Band - before becoming an A&R man and working with acts like Travis, Mogwai, and Sigur Ros. Over the years he has written about music, film and sport for publications like Word, FHM, Socialism, The Herb Garden and Mixmag. In 2003 he sold his first screenplay and co-wrote and directed the award winning short film ‘Tethered’ (British Film Council/Frozen Tundra Films.) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...“Music From Big Pink is a moving book that succeeds not just in vividly evoking its time and place but in distilling one young man’s cliched and minor destiny into something approaching tragedy....This well-written first novel captures...

Fire Down Below: The Basement Tapes

Louis A. Renza

Louis A. Renza is an Emeritus Professor of English at Dartmouth College, USA. He has published critical works on various US writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Stephen Crane, Henry James, Ernest Hemingway and Wallace Stevens. Starting in the 1970s and through 2010, he taught a Dartmouth course on Bob Dylan’s lyrics. He also directed a 2006 conference at Dartmouth College on Dylan’s works, and has published articles on them that include, respectively, critical discussions of such songs as “Went to See the Gypsy” and “Simple Twist of Fate.”. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dylan’s Autobiography of a Vocation : A Reading of the Lyrics 1965–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...On “The Basement Tapes”. . . the whole point is the lightness; that all demands for perfection and completion, for flawlessness, have been suspended.There comes a time when what is to be revealed actually conceals itself in casting off...

The Band

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...Emerging from the Hawks, a backing band for singer Ronnie Hawkins, the Band’s lineup of Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson, and Levon Helm mastered the art of combining American folk roots music with rock and roll....

—Capitol Records (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The founders of Capitol Records in Los Angeles in 1942 were notable participants in the popular music business: songwriter/performer Johnny Mercer, Paramount Pictures executive (and member of the noted songwriting team De Sylva, Brown...

Toronto, ON

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 4,500,000 (2004) Situated in the southwestern part of Ontario, Toronto is the capital of this province and the economic and cultural capital of Canada. Occupied by indigenous people shortly after the ice age...