Music from Big Pink is the debut studio album by the Band. Released in , it employs a distinctive blend of country, rock, folk, classical, R&B, blues, and soul. The music was composed partly in "Big Pink", a house shared by Rick Danko, Richard. External links · "Uh-Uh-Uh" · "The Stones I Throw" · "Go Go Liza Jane" · "The Weight" / "I Shall Be Released" · "Rag Mama Rag" / "The Unfaithful Servant" · "Up. Robbie Robertson wrote "To Kingdom Come", "Caledonia Mission", "The Weight" and "Chest Fever" - Richard Manuel wrote "In A Station", "We Can talk" and "Lonesome. Debut studio album by The Band released in Widely acclaimed, the album employs a distinctive blend of country, rock, folk, classical, R&B, & soul. Videos (13) · Thumbnail for The Band - The Weight · Thumbnail for The Band - I Shall Be Released · Thumbnail for The Band, "Tears of Rage". Music From Big Pink is often called the place where Americana starts even though every member, save drummer Levon Helm, hails from Canada. Listen to Music From Big Pink (Remastered) on Spotify. The Band · Album · · 11 songs. If Americana has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, 'Music From Big Pink.'. In the midst of the country's turbulence in , five musicians later named simply The Band hunkered down in a salmon-colored house in. Song-by-song Credits · Tears Of Rage Richard Manuel: Lead Vocal & Piano · To Kingdome Come Robbie Robertson: Lead Vocal & Electric Guitar · In A Station Richard.