Robbie Robertson Writing a Memoir

The guitarist's book will delve into his work with the Band and Bob Dylan

April 13, 2011 12:30 PM ET
Robbie Robertson Writing a Memoir
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Robbie Robertson has signed a contract to pen his first memoir. The as-yet untitled book will published by Crown Publishers and the Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group in print and digital formats, but no publication date has been set.

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Robertson has promised to write in detail about his childhood, his early career in music, the formation of the Band and his collaborations with Bob Dylan, including his participation in Dylan's notorious "electric" tour in 1966. Robertson will also write about the making of the Band's classic album Music From Big Pink and the making of the concert film The Last Waltz with Martin Scorcese.

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