Rick Danko Quotes


30 Rick Danko quotes:



"Go with your first thoughts; they're usually your best thoughts. Pay attention, stick to your goals and follow those guidelines. It's all right there if you reach for it, unless you want to punch timeclocks and work for somebody. That's what we liked about America, the land of opportunity. All your dreams can come true."
Author: Danko Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"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."
"After convincing myself that was maybe you should at least help out your neighborhood, I really started to think about it later on in life."
"Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace."
"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."
"Bob wrote the song during The Basement Tapes time period; we put it on Music From Big Pink. Richard did a great job singing it in falsetto."
"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?"
"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."
"Getting older, I realize I've had a very fortunate life. I've had a budget that's allowed me to do just about any silly little thing the mind could conjure up, and I'm still alive and here."
"I am using soybean based ink, which is recyclable."
"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."
"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."
"I started working with Bob in 1965. We did go through a lot of changes from 65 to 74, a lot of changes. By 1974, everything had straightened itself out."
"I'm here in the mountains, in the foothills of the Catskills."
"It's hard for me to sit around and discuss what I do - I'm used to hearing other people talk about what I do - It makes me very uncomfortable."
"Just this last year, I made the statement by hooking up with Greenpeace. By not only contributing money, but by contributing more my time."
"My first payback to society in life, was The Dolphin Project."
"Paul Butterfield and I had a band together at one point."
"The Band is sounding real good. We've been doing some dates together and they've been going well."



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