Richy Kicklighter has placed songs with U.S. News and World Report, Wishbone Ash, The Diocese Of Colorado, Japanese TV, Surf Movies and advertising around the country. He writes and plays blues, jazz, country/folk, new age, reggae, r&b, and funk. Richy is known for his soulful and melodic guitar style 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. Richy then moved to New York City and worked with Tom Doucette, a former harmonica player for the Allman Bros. band. Richy moved to Macon, Georgia where he played with everyone from the Allman Brothers 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
Huge intro and end!!! Straight ahead blues shuffle, Chicago style with guitar lead and solo and stops along with hammond organ solo (Stevie Ray/ T bone Walker). feels cool, night scenes, party, dance scenes, happy, down the road scenes. Traveling in a cool convertible, sipping beers, summertime. Instrumental, Blues Music, Chicago Blues
new age smooth jazz (sort of a waltz) with a touch of r&b folk guitar instrumental, beautifully haunting and passionate. great for love , romance, dance and touching scenes a little lost and lonely feeling maybe good by..... Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
acoustic instrumental blues, fingerpicking delta style with a little r&b feel,has a little Stevie Ray Vaughn mixed with some Taj Mahal, music for love ,farm , road, night and country scenes, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
haunting blues with a touch of jazz guitar over a cool drum groove with sidestick kind of funk with acoustic bass, sounds like early morning rain a misty fog, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
very raw real lost and lonely finger picking acoustic guitar with a cool funk beat and piano melody, lonely on the road, road of life, longing , hoping, never ending, searching.... Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
journey into mystery and wonder , soundscape starting with a rain storm moving into evening and night. guitar , piano, pedal steel, strings haunting and beautiful, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Mellow Music
very moving passionate lost and lonely sea of love folk/ jazz waltz , new age, haunting guitar instrumental, call of the whales, call of time and life, Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Jazz Music
blues/hip hop instrumental funk, laid back groove with some subtle acoustic piano, alternate versions have stinging Albert Collins style blue guitar riffs great for party, city, casual cool, night, alley, cruising scenes, Instrumental, Hip Hop Music, Hip Hop Instrumental