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Rick Durrett (Hammond organ, keys, vocals) ...
Rick Durrett is a keyboardist and record producer. He has toured and recorded with: Crystal Gayle, Jerry Reed, Mel McDaniel, Davis Daniel, Johnny Rodriguez (band leader), Odetta (band leader), Pacific Gas and Electric (group member) (“Are You Ready”), Coven (group member) (“One Tin Soldier” from the movie “Billy Jack”), Tommy Cash, and David Frizzell.
Rick has recorded with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Mickey Newbury, Faron Young, Tom T. Hall, Louise Mandrell, as well as Joe South. He also worked with and produced albums for folk artist James Talley.
As a record producer Rick has produced Ben Vereen (Title track to the movie “Buy and Cell” Co-produced with Randall “Tex” Cobb and Sharon Cobb), James Talley, Peggy Sue (Crystal Gayle’s sister), Odetta, Terre Thomas (daughter of Danny Thomas), and Darryl and Don Ellis (Sony Records)
During 1999-2004 Rick worked with the Department of Defense and Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE/USO) producing and traveling with shows overseas for U.S Troop entertainment. He also performed for both Jimmy Carter and George H Bush at two presidential inaugurations.
Since then he has been playing sessions and venues in Nashville and has performed and recorded with We the People Folk Group in 2010 to 2011.