The Band Christmas Quiz 2012
The following was posted at The Band web site on December 21st 2012:
Wishing for a brand new (XL)
The Band t-shirt from Levon Helm Studios
Your wish may come true if you know the answer to the following
[Details about how to answer the quiz deleted]
- Levon Helm's drumming and Garth Hudson's swirling organ fills can be heard
in this sound clip. What's the name of the album?
- The sound quality is so-and-so, but here is what may be the
ultimate live version of "In a Station". When was this recorded? And where?
We received loads of replies over the next days, most of
of these had the correct answers:
- The song here is "Runaway Train", first released in 2004 on the album
The Howlin' Hill Project and then
again in 2006 on Angels Serenade. Both
album titles were accepted as a correct answer.
- The "ultimate live version" of "In a Station" was recorded on the last night
of The Band's three debut shows at the
Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, 04.19.1969.
C-program using random numbers, written by yours truly, was used to select one of the contestans with the
And the lucky winner of a
The Band t-shirt from
Levon Helm Studios
is (drum roll):
Patrick Strevens from Canada!
Thanks to all the contestants for participating, we'll be back next year with a new quiz and
a new price!
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