Robertson overseas Capitol Records’ reissue campaign for all eight of The Band’s original albums. In addition to supervising the remastering and remixing, he personally oversees the selection of all previously unreleased material to be included with each release.
Life & Times, CBC-Television’s premier biography series, airs Road Songs: A Portrait of Robbie Robertson. Directed by Bruce McDonald (Highway 61, Hard Core Logo, Claire’s Hat), the documentary traces Robertson’s history from the streets of Toronto to stages around the world to his role at DreamWorks Records.
The first-ever Grammy for Native American Album of the Year is awarded to XIT (Crossing of Indian Tribes) for Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. Robertson plays a pivotal role in garnering mainstream attention for the efforts of the Native American Music Association to secure recognition by The Recording Academy for artists in this genre.