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  peermusic - The Independent Major :: Rick Vito
At the start of the '80s, RICK VITO worked for slide guitar queen BONNIE RAITT on her album "Green Light", and this led to a deep and continuing friendship and musical alliance.
RICK VITO was also working on his first solo album "King Of Hearts" with the single "Desiree", a duet with the Fleetwood Mac singer STEVIE NICKS.
At the end of 1998, RICK VITO released his second solo album "Pink and Black", a clear confession of his roots in the traditional blues and rhythm 'n' blues style.
www.peermusic.com /artistpage/Rick_Vito.html   (715 words)

  
 Rick Vito - Moviefone
Guitarist Rick Vito was born on October 13, 1949 in Darby, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia.
In the 70's Rick Vito played on a few albums of John Mayall, which was the...
In 1977 Rick Vito was the lead guitarist in Roger McGuinn's "Thunderbyrds"...
movies.aol.com /celebrity/rick-vito/300006/main   (77 words)

  
 Rick Vito Biography
Rick Vito was born October 13, 1949, in Darby, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia area), where his father was in the nightclub business.
Rick was also in Roger McGuinn's group Thunderbyrd, a great band which had a lot of success with their live performances.
Rick Vito is a unique performer in that he has a developed a self-described "original traditional" style simply by staying faithful to his musical roots.
www.fmlegacy.com /Bios/biorick.html   (2383 words)

  
 Rick Vito
In 1977 Rick Vito was the lead guitarist in Roger McGuinn's "Thunderbyrds" group, and a small tour brought them to England, where his guitar playing added a nice counterpart to Roger's Rickenbacker sound.
Rick was very well received by his German fans during this tour, and as a consequence he returned in November 2000 for a short second tour in Germany.
In September 2001 Rick Vito has released his fourth solo album Crazy Cool, which was, as the previous album, released by the Hypertension label.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/rick.htm   (765 words)

  
 The FML Rick Vito Interview
Rick Vito, former member of Fleetwood Mac between 1987 and 1991, was kind enough to correspond with us at this, a very busy time in his life.
Rick: I saw the band two nights in a row in Philadelphia and was blown away by Peter Green as a singer, bandleader, songwriter, and guitarist.
Rick: It was, as I said, incredible for me to at once become involved as a member of one of the greatest bands in the history of R&R. Every day was interesting and funny in some way.
www.fmlegacy.com /interviewrickvito.html   (1888 words)

  
 Only A Hobo - Rick Vito
Guitarist Rick Vito was born Darby, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia.
Rick distinctly remembers the impact of the early years of Rock and Roll and the effect it had on his interest in playing the guitar.
Rick had an experience that was to change the course of his professional life.
www.onlyahobo.it /artists/RickVito.htm   (2170 words)

  
 Feature Presentation
Vito says he "flavors" with a mid '50s Gibson Les Paul Junior, a '59 flametop Les Paul and more recently, a custom-made Dobro Style O. "The Junior is my main slide guitar.
Vito says that he unintentionally developed a technique that allows him to alternate between different styles without changing guitars, tunings, or stopping the tape.
Vito says that incorporating the slide into his recordings provides a great vehicle for him to play with feeling.
www.gibson.com /magazines/amplifier/1997/1/feature   (893 words)

  
 Rick Vito and his Epiphones
Vito and his silverflake Epiphone Riviera, assorted Epiphones, and arsenal of Gibsons are now on tour with an American music treasure--Bonnie Raitt, on the current leg of the Lillith Fair festival.
Rick Vito has a developed a self-described "original traditional" style simply by staying faithful to his musical roots.
It's got P-90 pickups in it which I really like for slide," Vito said, noting that was the guitar used to cut the solo in Bob Seger's "Like A Rock." "On the sunburst Les Paul, the middle pickup position is wired out of phase.
www.gibson.com /whatsnew/pressrelease/1998/Aug4a.html   (375 words)

  
 Rick Vito - King Of Hearts Press Kit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rick first picked up the guitar as a child and went professional in his teens, playing with the doo-wop group Johnny
So it was that Vito "summoned up enough courage one day to just pack my stuff and go out to L.A." He initially moved in with Todd Rundgren, with whom he had done a session in New York, and who had placed one of Rick's tunes on a James Cotton album.
Rick wrote or co-wrote four songs on the album, singing lead on three of them.
www.fleetwoodmac-uk.com /articles/presskits/pk_kingofhearts.html   (1109 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Crazy Cool: Music: Rick Vito   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is a showcase for Rick Vito's excellent blues guitar stylings,with everything from down and dirty slide guitar all the way to clean and clear rockabilly.
Over the course of the last decade Rick Vito has established a strong solo recording career, mixing and melding styles to come up with a fresh, unique sound all his own.
Vito lets loose with a blast of guitar that is both tasty and understated.
www.amazon.com /Crazy-Cool-Rick-Vito/dp/B00005NU9I   (1082 words)

  
 The Official Rick Vito
Though he was very young, Rick distinctly remembers the impact of the early years of Rock and Roll and the effect it had on his interest in playing the guitar.
Soon after this, Rick had an experience that was to change the course of his professional life.
Work tapes of Rick's songs had found their way to Atlantic Records president, Doug Morris through bandmate Stevie Nicks, and as a result, Rick was signed to his first solo recording deal.
www.rickvito.com /home.htm   (2200 words)

  
 Rick Vito Question and Answer Session
Rick, you have worked with a lot of wonderful musicians in your career so far who obviously really appreciate your talent.
Hello Rick, thank you for lending your time to this Q&A. I'm wondering what you like about both the recording aspect of your job and the live performance part.
I've never played a Rick Turner guitar although I would like to try one of those odd-shaped ones with the horseshoe magnet pickups on it.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/qa/rickvito_qa2.htm   (5273 words)

  
 CD Baby: RICK VITO: Band Box Boogie
Rick has also worked with such classic blues and rock artists as John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, and Bob Seger (that's him playing slide guitar on the "Like A Rock" TV Chevy truck commercial), and has made a name for himself as a guitarist of rare quality.
This CD blends Rick's unique brand of tasty guitar flash on material that incorporates elements of jump blues, cool swing and sensual slide guitar-driven rock and roll.
But Rick's no wannabe...he's an IS. And he's no pretender...he's the REAL DEAL.
cdbaby.com /cd/rickvito   (398 words)

  
 Guitar Player - Reverend Rick Vito Series Special & Signature
Materials in the Vito guitars differ only in that the top and back are further faced with a thin laminate of aluminum, and the Naylor-designed P-90 style pickups are wound a little hotter.
The differences between the Vito Special and Signature are purely cosmetic: the Special is Lake Superior Blue, and the Signature is fl with a matching headstock.
Either Vito is also a surprisingly sizzling blues or hot R&B guitar—particularly when set to the neck pickup or the middle position, with the Bass Contour control wound fully clockwise for max fatness.
www.guitarplayer.com /story.asp?storyCode=12293   (1611 words)

  
 Rick Vito   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Perhaps best known as a recent member of Fleetwood Mac, Rick Vito has enriched the recordings of, and shared the stage with Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Roy Orbison and many others.
In 1998, his second solo project, "Pink & Black" was released on Wildcat Records and highlighted nine original Vito songs along with solid treatments of material by Otis Rush, Eddy Clearwater and Peter Green.
Not only is Rick Vito a "soulful singer (and) brilliant guitarist" as quoted by bluesman Keb Mo', but he is also a noted producer with credits including Rosie Flores' "Speed of Sound".
www.digitalplayroom.com /creations/Rick_Vito/rick.htm   (218 words)

  
 From SpikeEye: Rick Vito Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rick was back in town from his new home in Nashville, TN and sounded better than ever.
Rick's good friend (and Southern California icon) John 'Juke' Logan sat in for a number of tunes.
Rick Vito with John 'Juke' Logan in the background
www.spikedog.com /wwwseye/rvitpixg.htm   (233 words)

  
 RICK VITO- In Concert (DVD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This performance from Ohne Filter was recorded on April 25th 2000.
Few rock musicians have had such a turbulent career as Rick Vito.
Vito's fan base has been growing rapidly since he has been playing his solid brand of mature blues-rock on club stages across the continent with his band Lucky Devils.
www.jklutherie.com /browseproducts/RICK-VITO--In-Concert----(DVD).HTML   (160 words)

  
 Harmony Central®: Rick Vito and Reverend Team Up for Signature Guitar Line
Reverend Musical Instruments has released the Rick Vito Series guitars, which includes the Vito Signature Slingshot and Vito Special Slingshot.
These American-made guitars are based on the Slingshot model, with custom features designed in collaboration with Rick.
The release of this series coincides with the release of Vito's latest solo CD, "Rattlesnake Shake" (Hypertension) which features Reverend guitars and amplifiers.
news.harmony-central.com /Newp/2005/Rick-Vito-Series-Guitars.html   (351 words)

  
 Desiree - King of Hearts (Rick Vito)
Written by R. Vito; Sung by R. Vito and S. Nicks
Rick Vito was a member of the FM incarnation post-Lindsey, and Stevie
She never broke my heart though, as she did the poor guy in the song, and we're still good friends.
www.buckinghamnicks.net /sn/guest/desiree.html   (327 words)

  
 Rick Vito’s Blues Party Presents | Adrenaline Nation TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Adrenaline Nation TV Rick Vito’s Blues Party Presents
Rick Vito is a premier Blues guitarist singer and songwriter.
Blues Party is a fast paced weekly series that delivers the “Best of the Blues” with live performances, up close and personal intimate interviews, tributes and documentaries with the hottest Blues artist in the world.
www.adrenalinenation.org /node/10   (120 words)

  
 Bob, Rocky Burnette, Rick Vito & Moon Martin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I noticed in the photo section of this web site that there were photos of Rocky Burnette and Rick Vito and on one photo Bob is up on the scene at aBilly B. gig (somewhat recently?).
So if Bob is friends of Rocky and Rick, and Moon seems to be the same, then it wouldn't be impossible that Bob and Moon know each other.
The reason for me asking this is that Bob and Moon is two of my all time favourite rockers.
www.bobwelch.com /_Forum/0000011f.htm   (176 words)

  
 Rick Vito - In Concert: Ohne Filter
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Recorded in Germany on April 25th, 2000, this solo show by guitarist Rick Vito illustrates why he has become the back-up man of choice for the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Bob Seger, and Jackson Browne.
Will Smith plays a single father struggling to make a better life for his son -- played by Smith's real-life son, Jaden.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/rick_vito_in_concert_ohne_filter   (374 words)

  
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Sure, it came about as a result of Joe Naylor suggesting that we do a guitar with a sort of "voodoo blues" vibe based on images I had hand-painted on a stage coat of mine.
I wore the coat on the cover of my "Lucky Devils" CD, and also on the DVD release of "Rick Vito in Concert," and Joe always liked the images.
So I sent them to him and he sandblasted them onto fl anodized aluminum on the front and back of the basic Reverend guitar shape.
www.musicgearsource.com /rickvito.html   (2988 words)

  
 Ohne Filter - Musik Pur: Rick Vito in Concert Standard Release DVD - MovieWeb
Ohne Filter - Musik Pur: Rick Vito in Concert Standard Release DVD - MovieWeb
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Ohne Filter - Musik Pur: Rick Vito in Concert
www.movieweb.com /dvd/release/19/39519/features.php   (177 words)

  
 Rick Vito: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Rick Vito: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more
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 RICK VITO - COMPLETE GUIDE TO SLIDE GUITAR - Elderly Instruments
RICK VITO - COMPLETE GUIDE TO SLIDE GUITAR - Elderly Instruments
Rick Vito is best known for his four years as a member of Fleetwood Mac and his iconic work on Bob Seger's classic "Like A Rock." In this session, Rick gives his personal insights on achieving powerful results in your slide playing.
He covers: setting up your guitar to achieve great tone, simple phrasing that produces dramatic results, changing your sound using different slides and amps, expanding your playing using standard tuning, transferring blues foundations to rock & roll and beyond, G/A tuning, plus D/E tuning essentials, more.
www.elderly.com /videos/items/25-DVD320535.htm   (248 words)

  
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 Rick Vito Music CDs or Listen to Rick Vito Free
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