Across the Great Divide

The Band and America

Series: Book
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Softcover
Artist: The Band
Author: Barney Hoskyns

This is a vivid and rollicking account of The Band's journey across three decades. Spanning the history of American rock and boasting a supporting cast that includes Dylan, Janis Joplin, and U2, the book brilliantly captures the raw magic and complex personalities of a group George Harrison called “the best band in the history of the universe.” This revised U.S. edition includes a postscript, together with an obituary of Rick Danko and a brand-new interview with Robbie Robertson.

$24.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00331449
ISBN: 9781423414421
UPC: 884088090289
Width: 6.0"
Length: 9.0"
468 pages


“Barney Hoskyns embraces The Band's reclusive eccentrics with the passion most Americans never had ... he paints the best picture an outsider possibly could.” –John Schulian, Los Angeles Times

“Barney Hoskyns ... takes us from sleazy one-nighters backing up Ronnie Hawkins to high-rolling one-nighters firing up Bob Dylan, and beyond.” –NME

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