Big Rick & The Bombers

Big Rick & The Bombers

BandBluesR&B

Electrifying, hip shacking, foot stomping.

Biography

We are a R&B, Soul, Blues, Funk, Band we also throw in some beach and Rock, we cater to the crowd what ever makes them happy is what we provide.

Ricardo "Big Rick" Nunez, Lead Guitar/ Lead Vocals
I have been performing since 1970s, I started singing in Latin bands in Brooklyn NY with my cousins, around 1977 I began performing with a church group called (Jimmy Jenkins & The Flames of Harmony) I have sat in with The Mighty Clouds of Joy, The Northern Air's, The Gospel Keynotes, and Shirley Ceaser, in the 1990s I was introduced to the blues, and the greatest bass player I have ever heard,
Mr. Johnny B. Gayden, bass player for Albert Collins, I immediately went out and brought a bass Guitar and started playing 28 days later I was on stage in a little club in upstate NY playing bass and singing lead, for those who know this is not an easy task, before the the very first song ended the owner came running up to the stage with his calendar offering us every Friday & Saturday in the month, needles to say we were alright we had a lot of practicing to do, we continued to play there until we felt ready to go out and perform at lager venues, we played at The Metro in Saratoga NY, City Limits in Albany NY, Le-Sons in Schenectady NY, The Blues Hall in Clifton Park Ny, and then we started performing at festivals in Central Park, that's where a couple of Bikers saw our performance and were amazed, they booked us at shows all over NY opening for major acts like, ZZ Top, 38 Special, Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, and in 1995 I performed with the incomparable BB King. Since moving to NC I have had the pleasure of performing with or on the same stage with, Buddy Guy, Shamekia Copland, Robert Cray, Rosie Leddett, Deborah Coleman, Walter 'Wolfman' Washington, Tommy Castro, Herbie Mann, Bob Margolin, Louisiana Redd, Roomful of Blues, and many others. I have been playing Lead Guitar for around three years now and my goal is to be the best I can be, not the best in the world or even NC just the best that I can be.

Discography

1999 Ces't La Vie
2000 Midnight Train
2002 Too Much Money
2003 Love Will
2005 Guilty.. As Charged

Set List

Our music includes songs by,
Al Green, Tina Turner, Earth Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Chaka Kahn, James Brown, Betty Wright, Kool & The Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, and many many others.

Chain Of Fools =Aretha Franklin
Respect = Areatha Franklin
Rock Steady =Aretha Franklin
Natural Woman =Aretha Franklin
Tell Me Something Goog =Chaka Kahn
Ain't Nobody =Chaka Kahn
Sweet Thing =Chaka Kahn
I Will Survive =Gloria Gaynor
Proud Mary =Tina Turner
Disco Inferno =Tina Turner
Baby Love =Mothers Finest
Love Changes =Mothers Finest
I'll Take You There =Staple Singers
This Will Be =Staple Singers
Car Wash =Rolls Royce
Heat Wave =Martha & The Vandellas
Aint No Stopping Us Now =Mcfadden & Whtiehead
Love & Happiness =Al Green
Let's Stay Together =Al Green
Let's Get It On =Marvin Gaye
Grapevine =Marvin Gaye
What's Going On =Marvin Gaye
Sexual Healing =Marvin Gaye
Crazy =Gnarls Barkley
Purple Rain =Prince
Kiss =Prince
Long Train Running =Doobie Brothers
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