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  UDSACD 2044
  The Band: Music from Big Pink
  "Music from Big Pink"

The Band
Track listing:
  1. Tears of Rage
2. To Kingdom Come
3. In a Station
4. Caledonia Mission
5. Weight
6. We Can Talk
7. Long Black Veil
8. Chest Fever
9. Lonesome Suzie
10. This Wheel's on Fire
11. I Shall Be Released
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Review by lampertb January 28, 2011 (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
I am kind of astounded that nobody has reviewed this release yet. This album's reputation speaks for itself. If you haven't heard it, then believe what you read, ladies and gentlemen.

As far as sonics, it was recorded in the late '60s in a rented house... not the best. Nevertheless, the people at MoFi are wizards, and the clean-up job here is outstanding. The organ (which is the primary instrument on this record anyhow, right?) is textured, distinct, and pop-out-of-your-speakers solid. ... oh, and the voices, too. :-)

All completists need this one.

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Review by RKLA March 23, 2011 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
Definitely the cleanest sounding version of this classic album. Yes, it's stereo only - but the sound is definitely better than most vinyl (and all previous CD) editions. If you want the bonus tracks (which are of interest, I assure you), get the re-mastered (clear tray) Capitol US RBCD.

This record is a "classic" - I decided to re-listen to it again after dismissing it originally, as a youngster. It may help to be somewhat of a Bob Dylan fan, to get the full 'weight' of this album.

I do not automatically worship at the shrine of Mobile Fidelity, but this disc is totally worth it!

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Review by pjg12345 August 30, 2011 (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
The Band: Music From Big Pink - this is a great album as far as contents and music is concerned. but this is where it ends. The sound is thin and brittle. My RB CD's sound better!

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