By Justin Rielly
The rest of Scorsese and Robertson's partnership would ultimately be involved in the selection of songs from other artists and composers--to give the filmmaker's images powerful soundscapes. Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Robertson was credited as a music producer and/or consultant for several Scorsese films--including Casino, Gangs of New York and recently, Shutter Island. He was also given "special thanks" credit on Scorsese's 2005 documentary No Direction Home, a look at the early years of music legend Bob Dylan--a period in which Robertson and his fellow members in The Band were playing with him as The Hawks.
Below: "Singer-songwriter Robbie Robertson and Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese." (Warner Bros. Records/Jan Hoiberg)