Music From Big Pink at 50: As Mystical, Myserious and Powerful As Ever
Music From Big Pink, The Band’s debut album, came out 50 years ago, in the summer of 1968, and sparked a musical revolution. Its success hinged on its mysticism, mysteriousness and power. It remains relevant today for the same factors, too.
By Jon Friedman
No period in Bob Dylan’s six-decade career has produced more controversy than his so-called Born Again conversion from 1979 to 1981. People talked a lot about religion and God and Jesus — but not so much about…