Rick was born in Hazard, Kentucky and graduated from Clay County High School as an all-state basketball player.  He was inducted into the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.  After high school, Rick spent time in Florida playing music on the beaches with his band.  Wanting to write and record his own songs Rick moved to Nashville.   He charted 3 singles in the Top 100 of Billboard or Cashbox.  His big break came when HANK WILLIAMS JR. recorded a song that Rick wrote called "Hog Wild".  Hank also made "Hog Wild" the title of his album.  Rick was getting ready to do a video and release the song himself when Hank called wanting to record the song.   In addition to writing the song, Rick was also in Hank's video and played on the album.   At a concert in Lexington, Kentucky, Hank brought Rick on stage to play jaw harp with the band as they ended the show playing "Hog Wild".  That was awesome!!  In addition to being the title cut, "Hog Wild" has also been on several other albums and DVD's; was also used by the Arkansas Razorbacks as their theme song; used by the Jimmy Kimmel Live TV Show on ABC and was used by the Magic Bait Company.

     In June, 2009 Hank Jr. recorded another song of Rick's called "Farm Song".  The album is called 127 Rose Avenue and Rick's song "Farm Song" is the first song on the album. This is Rick's most requested original song.  We hope this will be as popular a song for Hank as it has been for Rick at his shows!!

     After more than 25 years in Nashville, Rick is now resides in Florida, but continues to travel throughout the US, performing about 125 shows per year. He plays corporate events, resorts, clubs, festivals and schools.  He spends about 7-8 months a year working in Florida and the rest of the year Rick travels around the country entertaining.  He spends part of the summer in Nashville writing and producing new songs.


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