CLA Radio 12/29/17: Rick Danko

What:  In honor of the anniversary of Rick Danko‘s birth, a stroll through mostly material by The Band, with an emphasis on stuff that Rick sang primary vocal on. (Although Levon figures heavily vocally in a few, not surprisingly.)

Rick wasn’t the most technically proficient bassist you’ll ever hear, but he was a giant as far as I’m concerned. A huge influence on my playing, although he bears no blame for me having been a pedestrian bassist.

When: Friday, December 29, 2017; 6:00 PM Pacific/9:00 PM Eastern.

(We usually start a bit later than the scheduled time, because Generalissimo’s Aftershow generally runs late, but this week Duane is off, so we start at the scheduled time.)

Where: Duane FM in the Hughniverse (subscription required).

Spotify playlist: Here.

Additional info: Hope you can join us in chat!

Twitter info: My Twitter handle is @ConservativeLA. The show hashtag is #CLARadio.

Set list:

Rick Danko – Twilight – KGSR Broadcasts Vol 2 (not on Spotify playlist)
The Band – When You Awake – The Band
The Band – It Makes No Difference – Northern Lights Southern Cross
The Band – Shine a Light – Jericho (Rick, Levon)
The Band – Caledonia Mission – Rock Of Ages
The Band – This Wheel’s On Fire – Rock Of Ages
The Band – Book Faded Brown – Jubilation
Bob Dylan, The Band – Endless Highway – Before the Flood
The Band – Where I Should Always Be – High On The Hog
The Band – Look Out Cleveland – The Band
The Band – Amazon (River of Dreams) – Jericho
The Band – Get Up Jake – Rock Of Ages
Rick Danko, Jonas Fjeld, Eric Anderson – Blue River – One More Shot
The Band – Where Do We Go From Here – Cahoots
Emmylou Harris, The Band – Evangeline – The Last Waltz (Rick, Levon, Emmylou)
The Band – (I Don’t Want To) Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes – Rock Of Ages (Levon, Rick)
The Band – Life is a Carnival – Cahoots (Rick, Levon)
Rick Danko – Sip The Wine – Sip The Wine
The Band – Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever – Across the Great Divide
The Band – The W S Wallcott Medicine Show – Stage Fright (Levon, Rick)
The Band – Long Black Veil – Music from Big Pink
The Band – Blind Willie McTell – Jericho (Rick, Levon)
The Band – The Unfaithful Servant – Rock Of Ages
The Band – A Change Is Gonna Come – Moondog Matinee
The Band – Stage Fright – Stage Fright
The Band – Too Soon Gone – Jericho
The Band – The Weight – Music from Big Pink (Levon, Rick)

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