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Rick Danko

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The Band's Rick Danko (1995)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 21 November 1995

A fascinating interview with Rick Danko about living in Woodstock, the Big Pink ("actually magenta") , and working in the Basement with Bob Dylan.

File format: mp3 File size: 28.5mb Interview length: 31 minutes 13 seconds Sound quality: ****

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Rick Danko: Solo, But Not Alone

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 2 October 1976

WITH THE possible exception of Robbie Robertson, the individual members of the Band have enjoyed a remarkable anonymity that belies their status as one of ...

Rick Danko: Rick Danko (Arista)

Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, 17 December 1977

IT'S ODD that the least prodigious songwriters in The Band should be the quickest to deliver solo goods. First Levon Helm and now, hot on ...

Interview with Rick Danko, December 21, 1977

Interview by Peter Stone Brown, unpublished, 21 December 1977

I WAS A RICK Danko fan from the first note of the first song he sang on Music From Big Pink, 'Caledonia Mission'.  There was ...

Danko: Happy With His Band — And The Band

Report and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Unicorn Times, February 1978

THE LIGHTS went down at the Cellar Door and the disembodied voice purred: "Please welcome to our stage, Arista recording artists the Rick Danko Group." ...

Rick Danko: Rick Danko (Arista)

Review by Fred Schruers, Circus, 16 February 1978

SO IT WASN'T our imagination — Band fans have been chomping on gruel since the release of the group's second album. Rick Danko's solo debut ...

Danko On The Loose! Rick Danko emerges as a solo artist after years with The Band

Interview by Radio Pete, Rocket, July 1978

Danko's on his own now with his own backup band, but he used to be an integral part of The Band since their beginning. Danko's ...

Rick Danko: Paradise Theater, Boston

Live Review by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 9 October 1980

"IS EVERYBODY getting enough to drink?" asked ex-Band bassist Rick Danko from the Paradise stage, concerned that, as the party's host, he might have neglected ...

The Band's Rick Danko (1995) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 21 November 1995

This is a transcript of Barney's audio interview with Rick. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

The Band's Rick Danko Dies At 56

Obituary by Frank Tortorici,, 11 December 1999

RICK DANKO, whose high voice marked such roots-rock classics by The Band as 'The Weight' and 'Stage Fright', was found dead Friday morning (Dec. 10) ...

Rick Danko: Stage Fright – Live Collection (Floating World)

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, December 2015

ON THE SURFACE, the years following the initial disintegration of The Band and the release of his only solo album yielded diminishing returns for Rick ...

Dispatches from the Everyday World of Music: An Assortment

Book Excerpt by Martin Colyer, 'Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week', July 2018

Excerpts from RBP co-founder Colyer's new book Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week, published this week with an introduction by Richard Williams ...

see also Band, The

see also Levon & the Hawks


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