Ricky Byrd Legendary Rock Guitarist to Perform Solo Music on the GingerNewYork TV Show, NYC

Classic Rocker Ricky Byrd Released his First Solo Album in February 2013 and Visits the GingerNewYork TV Show to Perform Acoustic Versions of his Original Music. RSVP for Studio Audience, Friday September 6th, Time Warner Cable, Channel 34, 2pm
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NEW YORK - Aug. 25, 2013 - PRLog -- Ricky Byrd: Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter released his solo debut album, Lifer, on February 5, 2013 (Kayos Records).  Recorded in Nashville and New York City, Executive Produced by Ray Kennedy (five-time Grammy Award Winner, Steve Earle, Ray Davies, Sheryl Crow) and co-produced by Byrd and Bob Stander, it features Byrd’s knack for classic hooks and jagged riffs, which gloriously sets the table for cut after meaningful cut.

The former longtime Blackhearts guitar slinger whose monstrous power chords helped define Joan Jett & The Blackhearts  “I Love Rock & Roll”, is a restless New York City poet who carries a torch for the town he loves, along with enough handbags and glad rags to make you feel like it’s 1974 all over again.
“My main goal with this record was to try and craft the songs with the same heart and soul that filled the music I listened to as a kid in my parents Bronx apartment -- the music that even at that young age, made the hair go up on my arms,” states Ricky.

"Though best known for his work with Joan Jett, Ricky Byrd also created an important and memorable body of work as a composer whose songs have been recorded by no less than 45 other artists and have been featured in film and television. Besides Joan Jett, he has also worked with such musical luminaries as Roger Daltrey, Ian Hunter and Richie Supa." -Shirley Pena, NY Rock Music Examiner

Photo Credit: Bob Gruen 

The Lifer album kicks off with “Rock ‘n’ Roll Boys,” an over-the-shoulder tribute to the old glitter glam haunt Max’s, where Byrd got his first real taste of the other side of life. “Foolish Kind” in particular is a time-machine all its own, replete with sunny organ fills and Byrd’s whiskey-soaked guitars weaving rich tapestries together as one as they do throughout the entire album. The soulful plea “Wide Open,” the tongue in cheek “Married Man” and the driving “Harlem Rose” all stay true to Byrd’s vision of making the music that first captivated him, but it’s the closer, “Turnstile ‘01” that may give the listener the deepest pause. It’s Byrd coming to grips with post-9/11 New York City, his chiming valentine to the Big Apple, a poignant, plaintive downtown tribute that rings things out exquisitely.

For more information on Ricky Byrd or to order Lifer, please visit: http://www.rickybyrd.com
Track Listing:
1.)   Rock ‘N’ Roll Boys
2.)  Let’s Get Gone
3.)  Foolish Kind
4.)  Ways Of A Woman
5.)  Wide Open
6.)  Dream Big
7.)  Harlem Rose
8.)  Married Man
9.)  One Less Love
10.) Things To Learn
11.) Turnstile ‘01
"THIS is what rock and roll is SUPPOSED to sound like: great songs, great riffs, and rough, sweaty vocals. Ain't no auto-tuning here: Ricky Byrd's rock is alive and well, thank you!"
-Ken Dashow, Q104.3 Classic Rock New York
"This is the record for all of us that cut our teeth on the Stones, Mott, Bowie, the Faces - the stuff that never gets old. Ricky's guitar playing is inspired, and he wears his New York heart on his sleeve, delivering honest, bluesy, beautiful odes to all the things he loves; a very cool thing given his amazing taste. With Lifer, Byrd reminds us why we fell in love with rock and roll so much in the first place."
-Chris Epting, Music Journalist/Author

Management Contact: 
Carol Kaye
Kayos Productions Inc.
928 Broadway - Suite 405
New York, NY 10010
ph. 212-366-9970
fx. 212- 366-9978
AIM - kayosprod1

GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.

About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick: 

Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit. 

Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager. 

Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City. 

Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program. Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.

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