Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
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Danko carries this song, as he could most any, by sheer force of exuberance.
With “Endless Highway,” there remains this profound sense of unfinished business.
Across the Great Divide: Robbie Robertson with Rick Danko, “Sonny Got Caught in the Moonlight,” Robbie Robertson (1987)
It’s comfortably like, but also thrillingly unlike, everything that came before.
Rick Danko’s voice, poignant now with aged wisdom, finds previously unknown depths.
Across the Great Divide: The Band, “It Makes No Difference” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)
A moment like few others from the Band, and Rick Danko’s greatest vehicle.
Sometimes known as the lost Band album, ‘Bobby Charles’ is an overlooked treasure of roots rock.
It’s utterly clear just what Robbie Robertson is lamenting on this song.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, former Band vocalist Rick Danko found renewed vigor within another collaborative experience on ‘Danko/Fjeld/Andersen.’
Chasing down “Get Up Jake,” this dollop of hilarious country funk that outlines a crew’s failed attempts to rouse a boozy womanizing deckhand, is every bit as difficult as divining the concrete narrative on knotty fables like “The Weight.”