On July 1, 1968, “Capitol” label released “Music from Big Pink”, the debut Band studio album. It was recorded in 1968, in Los Angeles and New York, and was produced by John Simon. 113 more words
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Time is such a funny thing; half a century can happen before you realize it, and then a photograph brings it all back home. There we are, me and Bob, at a cozy press interview, Friday September 24, 1965, at the now vanished Villa Capri Motel on the afternoon before Bob’s first concert in Austin, his fourth electric performance, and the very first time he was accompanied by “The Hawks”, Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and Levon Helm, later known as “The Band”. 1,052 more words
I know I’m not alone in claiming Rick Danko to be my favorite member of The Band. Elvis Costello once said in a magazine interview that Danko was his absolute hero. 667 more words
It was said that the only thing missing from the night were the professional photos that were taken. Forty years later and the lost treasures are finally found.