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Ricky Lawson

dr, 1954-2013 US, Detroit
Musician / Composer of R&B/Soul and Jazz
A.k.a. Richard David Lawson

Born November 8, 1954. Died December 23, 2013, of a brain hemorrhage. US drummer and founding member of Yellowjackets from 1977 to 1986, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, has worked with numerous acts such as Roy Ayers, Robben Ford, Lionel Richie and Steely Dan to name a few. Also credited with songwriting, arranging and production work.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Sweet Love on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Real Love on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Slow And Gentle on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Plain Old Fashion Love on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
I Will Be Here Waiting For You on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Planet Hope (Homeless Organization Theme Song) on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Without You on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Sunlight on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Need Somebody on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson
Blues Club on Ricky Lawson And Friends by Ricky Lawson

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
First Things FirstRicky Lawson1998Album
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