Rick Danko

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: The Band, "Don't Do It"

    The Time: Thanksgiving, 1976.   The Place: Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco.   The Occasion: The final concert by the original lineup of the Band, with a jaw-dropping number of guests (Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Dr. John, ... More >>

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    September 20, 2007

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  • Blogs

    December 27, 2006

    Randy Newman meets Gary Numan

    Chris disagrees whole-heartedly with my appreciation of Birds & Batteries, but I can't seem to shake my fascination with "Smoking the Filter." Delete the dance-ish tracks, and you have a song Richard Manuel (or actually, on second listen, probably Rick Danko) could've written (post-Band). Delete ... More >>