Roddy Doyle pays homage to The Band (pictured), more 2018 lists, and HMV hits dire straits. Others in the headlines include David Foster, Dead Popstar, Bono, apps for rappers, Yoko Ono, Las Vegas residencies, Sly Stone, Chris Brown, Nick Cave, and Wu-Tang Clan.
The roots-rock classic was written by Dylan and The Band's bassist in 1967 and first appeared on Music from Big Pink. A worthy new entry into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, it has been covered by dozens of artists, including Julie Driscoll and now Joey Landreth.
Only a few months away from his 100th birthday, "Colonel" Harold Kudlats, the man who brought rockabilly and rock 'n roll to Canada and helped Conway Twitty, Ronnie Hawkins and The Band achieve stardom, looks back on his fascinating career.