Currently ranked number one ahead of Tommy Castro on the Reverbnation Blues charts for Sonoma and Napa County.
Ricky Ray sings just about anything from Blues, Jazz, Pop Blues, Country Blues and Southern Soul and Roll; with lots of covers from the 60's and 70's. Originally born and raised in North Carolina he has been living in the Wine Country of Northern California for the last 20 years. Major music influences are Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Allman Brothers, Van Morrison, Ray Charles, James Taylor and Al Green. Ricky is a direct descendant of the Swanger family featured in the movie titled Cold Mountain. YAHOO! Still has touch of S. accent.