Robbie produces Neil Diamond’s album, Beautiful Noise. It marks a radical departure in production, style, arrangements and compositional diversity for Diamond and is considered by many to be his finest all around album.
After 16 years together, The Band say farewell with the gala Last Waltz concert held on Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The event is advertised as the end of The Band’s illustrious touring career and the concert features The Band joined by more than a dozen special guests, including Paul Butterfield, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Hawkins, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Ronnie Wood and Neil Young. The event is filmed by director Martin Scorsese for future release.