The Band (studio album) by The Band

The Band by The Band
Year: 1969
Overall rank: 234th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 910 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1969 (13th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1960s (39th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (234th)
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81/100 (from 910 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.3/100, a mean average of 80.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.2.

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100/100
From 5 days ago
Want to transport yourself to another era? Listen to this album. It is so quintessentially Americana and evokes feelings of nostalgia. Absolutely joyous and one of my favorites. 100/100.
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60/100
From 01/17/2022 11:40
There are some decent tracks like The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, but overall Music From Big Pink is much better and most of the tracks doesn't even come close.
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70/100
From 11/15/2021 19:30
There are some terrific tracks and musical moments, but we know that Pink Pink is just more composed and better structured.
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75/100
From 03/18/2021 15:43
great music
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70/100
From 12/25/2020 19:03
One of the most essential albums. Every music lover should give this a try no matter which genre is your favorite.
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80/100
From 10/17/2020 18:48
Delícia de álbum. Dá para ouvi-lo várias e várias vezes. Percebi várias coisas que seriam incorporados no soft rock vindouro.
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55/100
From 10/13/2020 03:53
53/100

Best tracks: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Up On Cripple Creek
Worst tracks: Rag Mama Rag, Whispering Pines, Look Out Cleveland, Jawbone
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75/100
From 07/07/2020 02:14
It's not nearly as good as Music from Big Pink, but The Band's self-titled effort has some great moments.
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85/100
From 03/27/2020 05:53
Great southern rock/Americana album with a great vibe. The first half has the best songs, along with the last song. Personally I feel their debut is a better and more dynamic album, but these two albums together prove why The Band deserved to be The Band.
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From 12/29/2019 20:30
Beautiful.
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