. Muddy Waters
The Last Waltz was a concert by the rock group, The Band, held on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Billed as a 'farewell' concert after 16 years of touring, The Band was joined by more than a dozen special guests, including Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters and Neil Young. The event was filmed by director Martin Scorsese and made into a documentary...
Criterion collection volume 1118
"More than just one of the greatest concert films ever made, The Last Waltz is an at once ecstatic and elegaic summation of a vital era in American rock music. Invited to capture the farewell performance of the legendary group The Band at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Thanksgiving, 1976, Martin Scorsese conceived a new kind of music documentary. Enlisting seven camera operators (led by director of photography Michael Chapman, and also including...