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The Brown Album review

The Bands second release and an undeniable classic of North American roots music with hints of folk, gospel, country, rhythm & blues, soul, funk, and rock & roll intertwined. Interesting to note is that Robbie Robertson wrote most of the material while their first release was more of a group effort. This CD reached Reached # 9.

This CD is often referred to as The Brown Album; it yielded The Band with their first certified platinum in December 1991. The album's single, "Up on Cripple Creek," became The Band's first and only top 30 issue. It was one of several songs on the album that had an "old-timey" feel. Other highlights include "Rag Mama Rag," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," and "King Harvest." 

The reissue has several alternative outtakes.   by Barry Small  
Grade  A

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Disc 1  

 1. Across the Great Divide (Robertson) - 2:53
 2. Rag Mama Rag (Robertson) - 3:04
 3. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Robertson) - 3:33
 4. When You Awake (Manuel/Robertson) - 3:13
 5. Up on Cripple Creek (Robertson) - 4:34
 6. Whispering Pines (Manuel/Robertson) - 3:58
 7. Jemima Surrender (Helm/Robertson) - 3:31
 8. Rockin' Chair (Robertson) - 3:43
 9. Look Out Cleveland (Robertson) - 3:09
10. Jawbone (Manuel/Robertson) - 4:20
11. The Unfaithful Servant (Robertson) - 4:17
12. King Harvest (Has Surely Come) (Robertson) - 3:39

Bonus Tracks
13. Get up Jake  (Robertson) - 2:17
14. Rag Mama Rag  (Robertson) - 3:05
15. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down  (Robertson) - 4:16
16. Up on Cripple Creek  (Robertson) - 4:54
17. Whispering Pines  (Manuel/Robertson) - 5:06
18. Jemima Surrender  (Helm/Robertson) - 3:48
19. King Harvest (Has Surely Come)  (Robertson) - 4:28


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Richard Manuel - keyboards, vocals, Harmonica, Piano, Drums, Sax 
Rick Danko - bass, vocals, trombone, violin
Levon Helm - drums, vocals, bass, guitar, mandolin
Robbie Robertson - guitar, vocals, keyboards
Garth Hudson - keyboards, vocals, Trumpet, Accordion, Saxophone, Clavinet, Slide Trumpet
John Simon - Tuba, Horn, Keyboards 


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Released 1968 - reissued 2000
Label - Capital
24 bit re-mastering 
Liner notes Rob Bowman


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