The Band’s Garth Hudson, celebrating an Aug. 2 birthday, discusses overcoming tragedy, the sounds that inspire, and his love affair with the Lowry.
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When Rick Danko’s posthumous “Times Like These” ends, it’s like coming awake again after a beautiful – if powerfully sad – reverie.
Released on July 1, 1968, ‘Music from Big Pink’ included several famous cuts that defined the Band’s legacy forever. We discuss some lesser-known favorites.
As with much of 1977’s ‘Rick Danko,’ “Tired of Waiting” feels loose and personable, but an added bit of funk gives it no small amount of grit.
Rick Danko was the first to start a solo career, but this involving duet with his former Band mate Levon Helm shows a sense of community remained.
Seemingly an offbeat choice for an All-Starr Band tour, “Raining in My Heart” had already become a signature part of Rick Danko’s solo shows.
You know Rick Danko from “Stage Fright” and “It Makes No Difference.” To celebrate his birthday, let’s explore some of his lesser-known Band tracks.
A song with this aching classicism, the Band’s “Where I Should Always Be” has gained resonance with each year since Rick Danko’s passing.
The Band’s perhaps too ambitious “Christmas Must Be Tonight” never became the seasonal favorite it should have been.
His solo recording career had lain largely dormant since a promising late-1970s debut. But this solidified a striking resurgence for Rick Danko.