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About Richy Kicklighter Writes and plays blues , jazz, worldbeat, new age, reggae, r&b, and funk. Richy is known for his soulful and melodic guitar style . He plays both acoustic and electric and writes and produces his own music. Richy Kicklighter has 9 cds released on the jazz, blues and new age formats that have charted and received airplay on radio and tv internationally. Richy got a start with the Delrays band playing r&b and soul and worked with Rufus Thomas, Eddie Floyd, Bo Diddley, Little Johnny Taylor, Pigmeat Markum, Willy Hightower and more. After a few years with the Delrays he meant Sammy Lawhorn while jammimg with the Muddy Waters band, Sammy moved to Florida and Richy and Sammy played together in the Jukes blues band for a year or so from there Richy moved to New York city and worked with Tom Doucette former harmonica player for the Allman Bros. band. After New York City Richy moved to Macon Georgia where he played and jammed with everyone from the Allman bro. band to various members of James Brown and Otis Redding bands. Richy then joined T.S.S. for Talton, Stewart and Sandlin (Capricorn records), featuring Tommy Talton of Cowboy, Johnny Sandlin (Capricorn producer) and Bill Stewart Capricorn session drummer and featured Neil Larsen on piano. Moving to Atlanta Richy helped put together the legendary r&b/blues band Cool Breeze with singer Bill Sheffield. Cool Breeze was a leader on the blues circuit doing the east coast from New York to Florida and sharing the bill with Stevie Ray Vaughn, Room Full Of Blues, Night Hawks, Average White Band, Dixie Dreggs, John Hammond and many more

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Albums

Album Moving Skies, Unknown,Richy Kicklighter live, One Sun One Moon by Richy Kicklighter

Moving Skies,...

Unknown label
2005

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In The Night

Ichiban Records
1989

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Just For Kicks

Ichiban Records
1988

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Jungle Song

Ichiban Records
0

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