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Robbie Robertson Recalls Playing in The Band in Upcoming Memoir, “Testimony”

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Crown ArchetypeThrough the songs he wrote for the legendary roots-rock group The Band, Robbie Robertson wove many captivating tales, but now the Canadian rocker will share his own life story in a new memoir titled Testimony.

The book, which is scheduled to be published on November 15, will follow Robertson and his musical comrades from their days playing bars with rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins through to their famed 1976 farewell concert, The Last Waltz.

Also in Testimony, Robertson also will recount The Band’s tenure as Bob Dylan‘s backing band, their legendary “Basement Tapes” collaborations with the singer/songwriter and their development into a formidable original musical outfit in their own right. In addition, Robbie will discuss the friendships he shared with his four fellow Band members — Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson.

The hardcover version of Testimony is 336 pages long, and the book also will be available as an ebook, a CD audio book and a digital download.

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