Sydney band formed in 1968 that went through several personnel changes and genres, from hard rock to psychedelia to Top 40 pop.
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Feature suggested by Mike Robbins.
This seems to be the first released recording of the song, appearing a few months before The Band’s version on Songs From The Big Pink.
On the 1968 album Music From Big Pink.
Original unreleased recording.
Recorded in 1967, released in 1975 on the album The Basement Tapes.
Recorded as the theme to the British comedy TV series Absolutely Fabulous.
During the course of the series, various other guests in various combinations performed the song, including P.P. Arnold, Marianne Faithful and Debbie Harry.