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Up On Cripple Creek by The Band
Album: The BandReleased: 1969Charted:
Guitarist Robbie Robertson is the only member to get a composer credit on this, even though the others claimed they helped write it. This means Robertson continues to earn royalties from it while the others get nothing.
The Band recorded this in Sammy Davis Jr.'s Hollywood house. The Band rented it to record their second album.
The Band performed this on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1969. It was their only appearance on the show.
For "Up On Cripple Creek," keyboardist Garth Hudson played a Hohner Clavinet D6 through a Vox Wah Wah pedal.