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Rick Danko's Ripper Base-Gibson ripper

Rick Danko’s Ripper Base-Gibson ripper




In Honor of Rick Danko, who left our world on December 10, 1999.

This comes to us from one of my favorite FB pages, Levon Helm. The family remembers the incomparable Rick Danko on this anniversary day of his passing, 12-10-1999.
Listen to this outstanding performance by the band, sans Robbie Robertson, recorded in 1983. Do you know anyone else who sounds like Rick Danko? What a plaintive crooner, in the best sense. No one is better.


The Band | Full Reunion Concert | Vancouver 1983


00:20: Rag Mama Rag
04:30: Up On Cripple Creek
09:31: The Shape I’m In
13:50: It Makes No Difference
(20:48: Interviews)
23:54: Milkcow Boogie
27:41: The Weight
33:43: King Harvest
(37:32: Interviews)
40:31: Long Black Veil
46:01: W.S. Walcott Medicine Show
49:40: Mystery Train
52:57: Ophelia
(56:46: Interviews)
01:01:27: Java Blues
01:06:27: Chest Fever
(01:11:33: Interviews)
01:12:03: Back To Memphis
01:15:58: Blaze Of Glory
01:20:00: Willy And The Hand Jive