Rick DankoAge: 56
singer and bass player of the Band, one of rock's most influential groups of the 1960s and '70s. Formed in the early '60s, the Band often collaborated and toured with Bob Dylan. Several of the Band's songs remain classics, such as “The Weight” and “Up on Cripple Creek.” He died of unknown causes in his sleep.Died: Marbletown, N.Y., December 10, 1999
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