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The Band - 100% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit. Four of the band, Robbie Robertson (Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 July 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Richard Manuel (b. 3 April 1943, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, d. 4 March 1986, Winter Park, Florida, USA; piano, drums, vocals), Garth Hudson (b. Eric Garth Hu Read more

Levon Helm - 63% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mark Lavon Helm, 26 May 1940, Marvell, Arkansas, USA. Helm is best known as the drummer and a singer with the Band, one of North America’s greatest and most fondly remembered rock groups. Raised on a farm in rural Arkansas, Helm learned to play guitar and drums as a young child, and formed his first group, the Jungle Bush Beaters, while still in high school. He played w Read more

Delaney & Bonnie - 56% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Delaney Bramlett (1 July 1939, Pontotoc County, Mississippi, USA) first came to prominence as a member of the Shindogs, the house band on US television’s Shindig. As well as recording with the group, Bramlett made several unsuccessful solo singles prior to meeting Bonnie Lynn (b. Bonnie Lynn O’Farrell, 8 November 1944, Acton, Illinois, USA) in California. His futur Read more

Bobby Charles - 33% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Cajun & Zydeco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Charles Guidry, 21 February 1938, Abbeville, Louisiana, USA. Charles became well known in the 50s when three of his songs - ‘See You Later Alligator’, ‘Walking To New Orleans’ and ‘But I Do’ - were successfully covered by Bill Haley, Fats Domino and Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry. The composer also recorded in his own right for Chicag Read more

Stephen Stills - 24% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA. This often dubbed ‘musical genius’ is better known for his work with the pivotal 60s band Buffalo Springfield, and for many years his association with David Crosby, Graham Nash and Neil Young. After the Buffalo Springfield’s break-up, Stills, at a loose end, joined with Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield for the million-selling 1 Read more

Crosby & Nash - 23% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1972 by David Crosby (14 August 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England), this highly successful duo was an offshoot of the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young. Initially, they specialized in intimate all-acoustic shows characterized by stoned anecdotes and inspired vocals. Fresh from the concer Read more

New Riders Of The Purple Sage - 23% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969, the New Riders Of The Purple Sage was initially envisaged as a part-time spin-off from the Grateful Dead. Group members Jerry Garcia (Jerome John Garcia, 1 August 1942, San Francisco, California, USA, d. 9 August 1995, Forest Knolls, California, USA; pedal steel guitar), Phil Lesh (b. Philip Chapman, 15 March 1940, Berkeley, California, USA; bass) and Mickey Read more

The Flying Burrito Brothers - 23% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Gene Clark - 22% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Eugene Clark, 17 November 1944, Tipton, Missouri, USA, d. 24 May 1991, Sherman Oaks, California, USA. After playing in various teenage groups, Clark was offered a place in the sprawling New Christy Minstrels in late 1963. He stayed long enough to contribute to two albums, Merry Christmas and Land Of Giants, before returning to Los Angeles, where he teamed up with Jim Read more

Leon Russell - 22% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Claude Russell Bridges, 2 April 1942, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. The many talents of Russell include that of singer, songwriter, producer, arranger, entrepreneur, record company executive and multi-instrumentalist. While he tasted great honours as a solo star in the early 70s, it is his all-round contribution, much of it in the background, that has made him a vitally important f Read more

The International Submarine Band - 22% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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This country rock outfit was formed in New England, USA, in 1965 by Gram Parsons (Ingram Cecil Connor III, 5 November 1946, Winter Haven, Florida, USA, d. 19 September 1973, Joshua Tree, California, USA; vocals, keyboards, guitar), Ian Dunlop (bass/vocals), John Nuese (guitar, ex-Trolls) and Tom Snow (piano), who was later replaced by a drummer, Mickey Gauvin. It was Gauvin Read more

Little Feat - 21% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The compact rock ‘n’ roll funk displayed by Little Feat put them out of step with other Californian rock bands of the early 70s. By combining elements of country, folk, blues, soul and boogie they unwittingly created a sound that became their own, and has to date never been replicated or bettered.The original line-up of the band in 1969 compris Read more

Robbie Robertson - 21% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jaime Robbie Robertson, 5 July 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Robertson’s professional career began in 1960 when he replaced guitarist James Evans in Ronnie Hawkins’ backing group, the Hawks. Robertson’s rough, but exciting style prevails on several of Hawkins’ releases, including ‘Matchbox’, ‘Bo Diddley’ and ‘Who Do You Love Read more

David Bromberg - 19% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 September 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A prolific session musician who later recorded a series of albums under his own name. Proficient on guitar (primarily acoustic), violin, mandolin and banjo, Bromberg’s music embraces elements of folk, blues, bluegrass, rock, comedy and lengthy narrative stories often inserted between choruses. His career began in New Y Read more

Dickey Betts - 19% match to Rick Danko

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 December 1943, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Formerly with Tommy Roe’s Romans, this exceptional guitarist was also a member of the Second Coming, a Jacksonville group that featured bass player Berry Oakley. Both musicians joined the Allman Brothers Band at its inception in 1969 and Betts’ melodic lines provided the foil and support for leader Duane Allman’ Read more


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