Rick Danko Quotes


30 Rick Danko quotes:



"I am using soybean based ink, which is recyclable."
"I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night."
"My first payback to society in life, was The Dolphin Project."
"Paul Butterfield and I had a band together at one point."
"The Band was always famous for its retirements; we'd go and play and get a little petty cash together, and then not see each other till it was time to fill our pockets up again."
"Well, it's just always the same. It's the same arrangements. It's the same if I'm playing bass, if I'm playing guitar, if I'm playing piano."
"You have to remember the band played from 1960 to 1965, every night. You get into a rut playing nightclubs every night, and you didn't want to run it into the ground."
"Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace."
"By doing something positive in this world, you're helping people and the future. We're all trying to help the world... make it a better place to live. We're actually still changing the world, aren't we?"
"I'm here in the mountains, in the foothills of the Catskills."
"The pressures, I don't really like to think about the pressures, I like to solve them, you know what I mean. I could sit here and complain about pressures but nobody wants to hear about pressures."
"When CD technology first came out, it was just so much waste."
"I love to play; a stage is a safe place for me to be. It's not that way for most folks, but I'd be lost without it."
"Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they first started out with the boats in the waters, and the guys in the boats between the whales and the boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns."
"When I used to play nightclubs, you had to play Top 40 or favorite oldies that maybe people could relate to."
"When I was younger, I had big visions of changing the world."
"As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel."
"Country artists, I met a lot of them when I was five, six years old. I had an uncle who was a country and western singer and I met Lefty Frizzell when I was five or six years old in those shows that would come through Toronto from Nashville."
"I grew up not far from where Motown was founded, maybe 300 miles from Detroit and I've always liked - I used to like the way they made records. I still do, I just haven't had a chance to hear as much. They used to entertain me."
"I like a lot of bass players. I like a lot of tuba players too."



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