A Tribute to Johnny Cash

by Rick McKay

Released 2013
Rickord
Released 2013
Rickord
An eerily authentic tribute to Johnny Cash by a genuine life-long fan of the "Man In Black".
NOTES
When I was 6 years old my family moved from Stamshaw, in my home town of Portsmouth, to an area called Somers Town. With that knowledge as a benchmark, I can say with confidence and pride that I have been a Johnny Cash fan for more than 40 of my (almost) 48 years.
I was actually around 4 years old the first time I heard the words “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, the distinctive guitar sound of Luther Perkins …
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She Devil

by Rick Mckay

Released 2012
Hicksville Records
Released 2012
Hicksville Records
This brand new extended play CD single includes three great new rockin' tracks written by this artist and a blistering cover of Ronnie Dawson's classic "Up Jumped The Devil".
NOTES
Hot off the press comes this great "mini-album" of new recordings by Rick McKay.

Anyone who is familiar with this artists previous work will welcome this return to his roots in rock 'n' roll/rockabilly music. Rick has lost none of his enthusiasm for the rocking sounds of the 50's although that's not to say that this E.P. sounds like an "old record". This is rockabilly music dragged kicking and screaming into the present …
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Back On the Road

by Hot Doggin'

Released 2010
Foot Tapping Records
Released 2010
Foot Tapping Records
Late 50's Rock 'n' Roll, Rockabilly and Country slam head on into each other on this 12 song feast of Rockin' fun. This trio let the music take them where it will, ignoring the usual rules of what should be, mixing off-the-wall covers with original tunes.
NOTES
Hot Doggin' are a rockabilly trio originally formed in 2007 under the borrowed name The Silhouettes.
Mainly due to other commitments, the trio suffered a couple of false starts. Then, in 2009, founder members John Standen and Rick McKay found themselves both playing in Paul Ansell’s Number Nine and decided that now was a great time to finally put the trio on the road.
With drummer Ben Cooper (formerly of Restless) now on board the trio …
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A Tribute To Garth Brooks

by Rick McKay

Released 2001
Rickord
Released 2001
Rickord
The original soundtrack album of the touring theatre production THE THUNDER ROLLS.
NOTES
THE THUNDER ROLLS was a recreation of the live show of country music Superstar Garth Brooks, which toured between 2000 and 2002 and featured Rick McKay in the lead role. Included here are 18 of Brooks' best known tunes authentcally performed by Rick McKay and The Thunder Rolls Band, featuring Jodie McKay as a special guest vocalist on the song IN ANOTHER's EYES.
Digitally remastered and re-packaged for this release and sounding better than ever.

This CD is …
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Hicksville

by Rick Mckay

Released 2012
Rickord
Released 2012
Rickord
Originally released in 1992 this was the only album Rick McKay recorded with his country band, HICKSVILLE. The album illustrates the diverse influences of the band and also contains a couple of Rick McKay's original songs.
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Originally released in 1992 this was the only album Rick McKay recorded with his country band, HICKSVILLE. The album illustrates the diverse influences of the band and also contains a couple of Rick McKay's original songs.

Engineered by: Steve Hoff
Recorded at: Crystal Studios, Portsmouth
Produced by: Hicksville

Musicians:
Rick McKay: Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
Nick Evans: Lead Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar & Mandolin
Phil March: Bass Guitar & Vocals
Ray Lucking: Drums, Percussion & Vocals

Beggars Can Be Choosy

by Rick Mckay

Released 1989
Hicksville Records
Released 1989
Hicksville Records
A collection of mostly original songs, perfect for anyone who is a fan of 50's rock 'n' roll and the 60's big ballad sound.
NOTES
Rick McKay's career has spanned the last 3 decades and although he remains a comparative unknown, he has achieved an astounding number of his personal goals and remains to this day a very active musician and performer. His influences range from Elvis, Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent, to Rodney Crowell, Garth Brooks and Dwight Yoakam. He has made a name for himself in both rock 'n' roll and country music circles and even landed …
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