Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time. Above all, it's the moving story of the profound friendship between five young men who together created a new kind of popular music. Testimony is Robbie. His memoir has a discreetly self-admiring tone – the good ideas seem invariably to have been his – but in its early passages it provides an. One of the most spellbinding, entertaining, major books of the fall: the long-awaited memoir from the Canadian music legend takes us candidly. “Testimony” covers only the first 33 years of Mr. Robertson's life. It ends in , as the Band — he was its lead guitarist and principal. Robbie Robertson's Testimony is a book of memories and wonders, a personal testament of a magical time in American music from someone who was there, at the. In his big and buoyant new memoir, "Testimony," Robertson, who is seventy-three, doesn't necessarily dispel the various myths, legends, and. This music memoir titled Testimony begins with Robertson, Hawkins, Helm, and other Hawk members in two station wagons packed with six people and music gear. New York Times Bestseller • On the 40th anniversary of The Band's legendary The Last Waltz concert, Robbie Robertson finally tells his own spellbinding story of. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Testimony" on Discogs.