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The Band: Live at the Academy of Music 1971

Levon Helm: Ramble at the Ryman

The Band: Three of a Kind

Robbie Robertson: How to Become Clairvoyant

Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band

Levon Helm: Electric Dirt

Garth and Maud Hudson: Live at the Wolf

Pulse

Dirt Farmer

Elliot Landy's Woodstock Vision

The Band Christmas Quiz 2008

The following was posted at The Band web site on December 14th 2008:

Wishing for a rare (and unused) '90s The Band t-shirt for Christmas? Your wish may come true if you know the answer to the following question:
The soundclip below features Levon Helm on lead vocal. But what is it that we are listening to here?:

  • xmas_quiz_2008.mp3
  • [Details about how to answer the quiz deleted]

    We received more than 50 e-mails with quiz answers over the next two weeks, only 11 of these had the correct answer:

    Levon Helm singing a commercial for Case/International Harvester agricultural machinery in 1989.

    The line-up on this track is: Levon Helm - vocals and mandolin, Bob Rans - keyboards and drums, Bill Ruppert - guitars, Jim Tullio - bass. Recorded and mixed by Bob Rans at Tullio and Rans office studio. You can listen to the whole song here.

    A little C-program using random numbers, written by yours truly, was used to select one of the contestans with the correct answer. And the lucky winner of a '90s The Band t-shirt is (drum roll):
    Eoghan Byrne from Shankill in Ireland!
    Thanks to all the contestants for participating, we'll be back next year with a new quiz and a new price! And a big thank-you to Jonathan Katz for sending us the MPEG-3 file for the quiz.


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