Ricky Byrd Still Rocks Through These “Sobering Times”


By Jose Rodriguez

Original Source: lakeshorerepublicradio.org

This edition’s MUSICAL GUEST is classic rock guitar great, Ricky Byrd, a former member of Joan Jett’s Blackhearts and a popular and in-demand side and session player with a cavalcade of other top stars.

On this program, Byrd will talk about his long career — from his first recordings with the band Susan (RCA), to his years with Jett as a Blackheart, to working with other rock icons including, Roger Daltry.  In addition to the music, Byrd discusses his work as a rehab counselor and public speaker and his…click here to continue reading

*This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, SEPT. 25th @ on 89.1FM-The Lakeshore