Letters: Feb. 2, 1970

On the Bandstand

Sir: Several of my friends and I agree: The Band [Jan. 12] is playing our song.

JOHN HENDERSON '73 Yale University New Haven, Conn.

Sir: The Band—just another string and percussion group with the usual funny hats, wearing quite uncomfortably the somber scrape of civilization's salvation. What they need is a couple of horns—some professional cats who can speak with a horn a language we all can understand.

P. B. Gibble

Mt. Gretna, Pa.

Sir: Of course, The Band's music isn't country rock or any other kind of rock subject to ready, hyphenated labeling. The Band makes excellent popular music, highly personalized and beautifully...