Rick Danko

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Birthday
29, 1942
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Dec 10, 1999 (56)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1942
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Dec 10, 1999 (56)

About

Vocalist and bass guitarist for Canadian rock group The Band who collaborated with artists like Richard Manuel and who also pursued a solo career later on in his life.

Before Fame

He grew up listening to Hank Williams and Sam Cooke on the radio.

Trivia

He and his future bandmates came together with The Hawks, where they spent four years together and then left due to creative differences.

Family Life

He procured the Big Pink house that would become the group's headquarters and where they started working with Bob Dylan.

Associated With

Levon Helm was one of Danko's bandmates in The Band.