Richard Manuel (I) (1943–1986)

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Richard Manuel was one of the leaders of the rock group The Band. Known as the "funny" one, Manuel was also very frail and was prone to drug use. He sang some of the group's most prominent songs, "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)", "Tears of Rage", "Whispering Pines" and "I Shall Be Released". After starring in a few films and The Band's masterpiece ... See full bio »

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The Brothers Bloom Soundtrack
Raging Bull Soundtrack
Man Outside Vigilante 1


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 1987 Man Outside
Vigilante 1
 1975 Eliza's Horoscope
Richard, Bearded Composer
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (writer: "Tears of Rage")
 2008 The Brothers Bloom (writer: "Sleeping")
 2007 How Soon Is Now? (TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1968-1969 (2007) ... (writer: "Tears of rage")
 1980 Raging Bull ("At Last", "A New Kind of Love", "Webster Hall")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (6 credits)
 2003 Festival Express (Documentary)
Self - The Band
 1994 Woodstock Diary (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as The Band)
 1978 The Last Waltz (Documentary)
Self - Piano / Keyboards / Drums / ...
 1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Self - The Band
- Buck Henry/The Band (1976) ... Self - The Band (uncredited)
 1972 Eat the Document (Documentary)
 1968 You Are What You Eat (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)
 2021 The Dancing Man of L.A. (Documentary short)
 2019 Once Were Brothers (Documentary)
Self - Piano and Vocals, The Band
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... Self
 2003 World Tour 1966: The Home Movies (Video documentary)
Self - The Band

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Played piano for The Band, and was one of the group's three lead vocalists, alongside bassist Rick Danko and drummer Levon Helm. Also served as drummer on songs where Helm played mandolin or rhythm guitar. See more »


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