Theirs was the music behind the big names. Each, a master of his craft, influenced the world in such a way, that rock 'n' roll may well have been stillborn without them.
"They call Elvis the King; but the sure-enough King was Johnny 'Guitar' Watson." - Etta James
There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.
"One of the most moving things for me doing this work was to unpack the therapeutic effect of this music, and how it helps us find peace..."
"Duane never once, I never recall him, not one time, trying to tell anybody what to play."
Margolin is currently on tour with The Last Waltz 40, a celebration of the original concert billed as The Band's last performance.