Cool Article about Rickey Medlocke.....
October 25, 2009 12:24:13 PM UTC Post #1

This is from Fort Meyers, it's three pages long,
so I'll just get you started here, and give you a link......

After each tour, after thousands and thousands of fans chanting “Free Bird,” Rickey Medlocke can’t wait to slip out of his leather concert clothes and get back to sweet home Fort Myers.

“I just love it,” said the lanky guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, the classic Southern rock band playing Germain Arena in Estero tonight. “Everything’s just a little bit more low key. I’ve got a lot of friends here.”

During his breaks from Skynyrd, Medlocke spends his time fishing for redfish and snook, target practicing at local gun ranges and eating sushi at local sushi bars.

Tonight’s concert marks the first time Skynyrd has played Southwest Florida in about four years. Many of Medlocke’s local friends will be there — including Sheriff Mike Scott, who might show up in his sheriff’s uniform.

“I probably won’t have time to change,” Scott explained.....

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October 25, 2009 6:59:01 PM UTC Post #1

Nice article, thanks for the link.
I met Rickey after a Blackfoot club date in 1984.
I have been a fan since the '70's.
October 26, 2009 7:14:08 PM UTC Post #2

Great post!
Thanks for sharing!!!!
Wish I was there when he was taking off them leather concert clothes!
Rickey Rules!

October 29, 2009 5:59:09 PM UTC Post #3

Great article Thanks Lucky

October 30, 2009 4:05:25 PM UTC Post #4

Good article, Rickey is a great guitarist and singer

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