Islands

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Theoretically, even though the Band had given up touring as of Thanksgiving 1976, they were going to keep making records, and Islands was the first album released in the new era. Only it wasn't; it was the album they put together to complete their ten-LP contract with Capitol Records and the last new full-length album the original five members ever made. The playing, as ever, was impeccable, and the record had its moments, notably a Richard Manuel vocal on the chestnut "Georgia on My Mind" that had been released as a single in 1976 to boost Georgia governor Jimmy Carter's successful run for the presidency.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Theoretically, even though the Band had given up touring as of Thanksgiving 1976, they were going to keep making records, and Islands was the first album released in the new era. Only it wasn't; it was the album they put together to complete their ten-LP contract with Capitol Records and the last new full-length album the original five members ever made. The playing, as ever, was impeccable, and the record had its moments, notably a Richard Manuel vocal on the chestnut "Georgia on My Mind" that had been released as a single in 1976 to boost Georgia governor Jimmy Carter's successful run for the presidency.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/8/2001
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724352539222
  • Catalog Number: 25392
  • Sales rank: 47,328

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Band Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Robbie Robertson Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Tom "Bones" Malone Horn
Rick Danko Bass, Violin, Vocals
John Simon Horn, Keyboards
Jim Gordon Horn
Levon Helm Guitar, Drums, Vocals
Garth Hudson Horn, Keyboards, Saxophone
Richard Manuel Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Larry Packer Violin
Larry Packard Violin
Technical Credits
The Band Producer
Neil Brody Engineer
Rob Fraboni Engineer
Peter Grant Art Direction
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Nat Jeffreys Engineer
Ron McMaster Mastering
Cheryl Pawelski Producer
Andrew Sandoval Producer
Jeremy Zatkin Engineer
Christopher Morris Liner Notes
Deanie Parker Composer
Rob Bowman Liner Notes
Bob Cato Cover Photo
Ed Anderson Engineer
Edward Anderson Engineer
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