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Rick Danko, 9/7/79. Photo: Bob Sanderson at Woodstock Reunion, 1979

Full Name: Richard Clare Danko
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Canadian
Known For: Member and Bassist of The Band.
Instruments: Vocals, bass, double bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, accordion, trombone, piano, banjo
Music Styles: Rock
Location: Canada
Web Site:
Date Born: 29th December 1943
Location Born: Green, Canada
Date Died: 10th December 1999
Location Died: Marbletown, New York, United States of America
Memorial: Following an autopsy, Danko's cause of death was determined to be drug-related heart failure.
Summary: Growing up in front of the family radio as his future bandmates also did, he was exposed to country and R&B music at an early age. His musical heroes included Hank Williams and, later, Sam Cooke.
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