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The Band: The Band (Capitol STA0132)

Dave Marsh, Creem, November 1969

THE BAND conclusively proves that the Band are exactly what Music From Big Pink showed them to be; a damn fine, extremely enjoyable rock and roll band. How so many people got tied up in the peripheral data of country and western nuance and started calling this record "hillbilly hip" or whatever the term is for non-honky c&w this week, is far beyond me.

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