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Watch Jimmy Fallon and the Muppets Sing ‘The Weight’

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Ever since Bette Midler sang 'One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)' to Johnny Carson' in 1992, it's become a tradition for a concluding late-night television show to be sent off with a musical bang. Last night (Feb. 7), Jimmy Fallon said goodbye to 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' in his own way, singing the Band's 'The Weight' with some help from the Muppets.

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40 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Returns to the Road With the Band

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During the first week of January 1974, Bob Dylan went on tour with members of the Band for the first time since 1966, when their controversial shows heralded Dylan's move from folk music to rock. This new collaboration would prove to be no less volcanic.

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Classic Photos of the Band Collected in New Book

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Capitol Records

One of the more distinctive rock bands of the '60s and '70s, the Band boasted a visual aesthetic every bit as striking as their music -- and now, a series of pictures taken by band photographer Elliott Landy for their first two albums is being collected into a book.

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The Band’s ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ Covered by the Explorers Club

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Ernest Haas

One of classic-rock’s most beloved original Christmas tunes, ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ by the Band, has been given a faithful new rendition by retro-pop act the Explorers Club. The track can be downloaded for free below.

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Bidder Pays $3600 for Copy of ‘Last Waltz’ Signed by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton + More

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eBay.com

It took just one motivated bidder to close the deal on a one-of-a-kind souvenir from the Band's legendary farewell concert 'The Last Waltz,' which recently sold for $3,599.99 on eBay.

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37 Years Ago: The Band Stage Legendary Farewell Concert ‘The Last Waltz’

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YouTube

A wise man once said it's better to burn out than fade away, and on Thanksgiving Day of 1976, one of the best live acts of the rock era went out in a blaze of glory.

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20 Years Ago: The Band Release ‘Jericho’

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Pyramid Records

When guitarist Robbie Robertson decreed the Band's demise following their legendary 'Last Waltz' concert, many fans assumed it was a unanimous decision. As it turned out, Robertson's former collaborators had other plans.

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The Band, ‘Live at the Academy of Music 1971′ – Album Review

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John Scheele

The Band's historic performances at New York City's Academy of Music on Dec. 28-31, 1971 have been collected before, on one of the '70s' best live albums, 'Rock of Ages.' But the five-disc 'Live at the Academy of Music 1971' (which includes a DVD) paints a more complete picture of the shows.

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15 Years Ago: The Band Release Their Final Album

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Patrick Ford, Getty Images

Released on Sept. 15, 1998, 'Jubilation' got underway, in the fashion of the Band's debut, with a moment of complex melancholy. But Rick Danko's vocal on 'Book Faded Brown' heralded the end of things -- not the beginning.

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Win the Band’s ‘Live at the Academy of Music 1971′ Box Set

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On Sept. 17, the Band will release a five-disc box set commemorating their famous 1971 concerts at New York’s Academy of Music. Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Capitol Records to give away a copy of this fantastic historical document.

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