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 but now living in N. California for over 20 years (Wine Country). 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 Swanger family featured in the movie "Cold Mountain" YAHOO! Still has touch of S. accent.