The Band’s perhaps too ambitious “Christmas Must Be Tonight” never became the seasonal favorite it should have been.
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His solo recording career had lain largely dormant since a promising late-1970s debut. But this solidified a striking resurgence for Rick Danko.
The Band’s version of this Four Tops gem illustrates their canny ability to countrify soul music. A Motown classic is reborn.
Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
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.