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
beautiful haunting intro you can feel the cool breeze, tropic, soulful r&b/jazz over a tropic latin rhythm, soulful guitar instrumental,great for tropic ocean scenes, beach,island, florida, Instrumental, Jazz Music, Smooth Jazz
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, Blues Music, Country Blues
cool and romantic blue smooth jazz guitar instrumental with a bossa feel, romantic moody track, soulful melodic sort of a cross between Pat Metheny and Eric Clapton,SCENES: love , night, moon , city, travel, tropic, distance, lonely, Instrumental, Jazz Music, Smooth Jazz
This is an artist's version of sunrise, with music and sounds mixed together, to give the feel and mood of the sun coming up. Acoustic guitar, piano, pedal steel, synth violins and pads, along with dogs barking, birds, crickets, a rooster and a train whistle. Instrumental, New Age Music, Nature
a open free form finger picking blues with a misty late night feel, moody and slow. So mellow, dusty roads, open skies = super road trip, dirt farm story or sweet Southern Blues. Baby done left you? No damn good about that dilemma... Tales of hardship, hard drinking, regrets, flashbacks, Instrumental, Blues Music, Delta Blues
Passionate, very cool jazz/folk/love song with female vocals, finger picking acoustic guitar, kind of light rumba/bossa groove, soulful and bluesy great for love lost mystery love potion night bedroom wind in the curtains scenes, Female Vocals, Pop Music, Alternative Pop
dusty road REAL acoustic delta blues instrumental, fingerpicking acoustic blues with a touch of Eric Clapton and Taj Mahal, just like your sittin on the front porch Scenes: country, river , delta, florida great for all rural scenes, farm, Instrumental, Blues Music, Delta Blues
Female vocal, Pop/RnB, whiter Shade of Pale feel, slow sad lost time to move on mood and words, good organ and guitar solos, guitar has Eric Clapton/Pat Metheny feel, dramatic, haunting and soulful, Female Vocals, RnB Music, Northern Soul
a dramatic pop style melodie with a little Middle east sound changing to a darker mood ending and fade, Scenes: morning, open sky, open desert, distance, fading to ominus dark brooding... Instrumental, Middle East Music, Middle-Eastern Music