Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music - The Band - Pilgrims' Progress (Comprising sections Introduction through Crossing the Border) Summary & Analysis

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The Band - Pilgrims' Progress (Comprising sections Introduction through Crossing the Border) Summary and Analysis

Marcus first heard the Band during their debut concert in San Francisco. Marcus' editor believed that the Band was going to be the next big group. Marcus adds in his introduction that the group's music was devoted to the basic idea of America. The group's songs capture ideas such as acceptance, rebellion, sex and humor.

In the first section of this chapter entitled, "Crossing the Border," Marcus talks about the number of years the members of the band played together before becoming famous. Marcus claims it is this well-molded group image that endeared the singers to the American public. In fact, Marcus points out that groups such as the Band are actually miniature representations of community. Through the rest...

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