allsongs by Rick Danko
Richard Clare Danko (December 29, 1942 – December 10, 1999) was a Canadian musician, bassist, songwriter, and singer, best known as a founding member of The Band.
During the 1960s, Danko performed as a member of the Hawks, backing Ronnie Hawkins and then Bob Dylan. Then, between 1968 and 1977, Danko and the Hawks, now called the Band, released seven studio albums before the band broke up. Beginning with the group's reformation in 1983 and up until his death, Danko participated in the Band's partial reunion.