is the seventh Islands studio album by the Canadian- American rock group The Band. It was recorded in the group's Shangri-La studios and released in 1977 to mixed reviews. Islands was recorded in order to fulfill the group's contract with Capitol Records, so that the soundtrack to their film could be released on The Last Waltz Warner Bros. Records.
Islands is primarily composed of previously unreleased songs from The Band's career, including their 1976 cover of "Georgia on My Mind", which was recorded to aid Jimmy Carter in his presidential bid. In the CD [4 ] liner notes, Robbie Robertson compares the album to The Who's . Odds & Sods
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs written and composed by
Robbie Robertson, unless otherwise noted.
Side one [ edit ]
Side two [ edit ]
Bonus tracks from 2001 CD re-release [ edit ]
"Twilight (single version)"
Georgia on My Mind (alternate take)" (Carmichael, Gorrell) 3:51
Personnel [ edit ]
Rick Danko – bass guitar, vocals
Levon Helm – drums, vocals
Garth Hudson – organ, synthesizer, accordion, piccolo, tenor, alto, and baritone saxophones
Richard Manuel – acoustic and electric pianos, vocals
Robbie Robertson – guitars, vocals
Ed Anderson –
engineering Neil Brody – engineering
Rob Fraboni – engineering
Nat Jeffrey – engineering
References [ edit ]