Anthology (The Band album)

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Anthology
TheBandAnthology1978.jpg
Greatest hits album by The Band
Released 1978 (1978)
Recorded 1968-70
Genre Rock
Label Capitol
The Band chronology
Islands
(1977)Islands1977
Anthology
(1978)
The Last Waltz
(1978)The Last Waltz1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B−[2]

Anthology is a 2-LP greatest hits compilation by the Canadian-American rock group the Band, released in 1978. In 1982, the set was re-released as two separate albums, Anthology Volume 1 and Anthology Volume 2. In 1988 it was reissued on CD, again in separate volumes.

Track listing[edit]

Volume 1[edit]

All lyrics written by Robbie Robertson except where indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "The Weight"   Music from Big Pink (1968) 4:38
2. "Chest Fever"   Music from Big Pink 5:18
3. "I Shall Be Released" Bob Dylan Music from Big Pink 3:19
4. "Rag Mama Rag"   The Band (1969) 3:04
5. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"   The Band 3:33
6. "Up on Cripple Creek"   The Band 4:34
7. "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)"   The Band 3:39
8. "Stage Fright"   Stage Fright (1970) 3:43
9. "The Shape I'm In"   Stage Fright 4:00
10. "Daniel and the Sacred Harp"   Stage Fright 4:06

Volume 2[edit]

All lyrics written by Robbie Robertson except where indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Life Is a Carnival" Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko Cahoots (1971) 3:55
2. "When I Paint My Masterpiece" Dylan Cahoots 4:21
3. "This Wheel's on Fire" Dylan, Danko Rock of Ages (1972); originally from Music from Big Pink 4:07
4. "The Great Pretender" Buck Ram Moondog Matinee (1973) 3:07
5. "Mystery Train" H. Parker, Jr., Sam Phillips, additional lyrics by Robertson Moondog Matinee 5:35
6. "Ophelia"   Northern Lights – Southern Cross (1975) 3:32
7. "It Makes No Difference"   Northern Lights – Southern Cross 6:34
8. "Acadian Driftwood"   Northern Lights – Southern Cross 6:42
9. "Right as Rain"   Islands (1977) 3:52
10. "Livin' in a Dream"   Islands 2:52

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