Melodies and Words

by Rick Wicker

Released 2008
Released 2008
These songs were written and recorded in the late 1970's and early 1980's. Rick wrote, engineered, produced and mastered all of the songs on the album and is playing almost all of the instruments.
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These songs were influenced by some of my favorite artists including Dan Fogelberg, John Denver, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jackson Browne, James Taylor and others of that era of singer-songwriters. Meaningful lyrical content and acoustical driven music are what define this uplifting album.

Life's Road

by Rick Wicker

Released 2007
Released 2007
A mellow acoustic experience. Kinda like if Dan Fogelberg and John Denver joined the Moody Blues? A contemplative concept album.
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The songs on “Life's Road” were originally written between 1972 & 1977.
My goal was to achieve an organic yet dreamlike quality by blending acoustic and other instruments with meaningful vocals and spacious harmonies. I played all the instruments and sang all vocals except on songs 4 & 7 where I'm joined by the Rosier brothers. These songs were not written with commercial expectations but with honesty and in pursuit of the “Common Chord”. They are arranged lyrically and musically with …
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