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Rick with guitar virtuoso Johnny A (solo artist and lead guitarist with The Yardbirds). Unfortunately we were sitting under a red spotlight.

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Rick being presented a citation From the S. Korean Minister of Tourism for advancing Tae Kwon Do and tourism to S. Korea. This was in 2005 Seoul, S. Korea
Rick at the Martin Guitar factory.
Rick at the Martin Guitar factory Nazareth,PA.
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Rick and Lee “Little Elvis” Estrada at Joey Harrison’s Yakity Yak Cafe, Clifton NJ. 1994

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Rick and Lou. Lou Pallo was Les Paul's partner and friend for 28 years. Lou now leads the legendary Les Paul Trio to carry on Les's music.
Rick and Lou. Lou Pallo was Les Paul’s partner and friend for more than 30 years. Lou now leads the legendary Les Paul Trio to carry on Les’s music.

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 Rick pointing to Les Paul’s personal 1953 Gibson Black Beauty prototype along side Chet Atkin’s Gretsch prototype at Tom and Sandy Doyle’s home 2014. Tom Doyle was Les Paul’s guitar tech for 45+ years .Les gave him this historic guitar.

It was sold a few months later for $135,000.00.

See this guitar featured on the magazine cover that appeared a few months later.

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Lee "Elvis" Estrada and Rick playing live at the NYC Post Office for WPLJ Radio and assorted TV news crews on Elvis Stamp Day 1/8/1993.
Lee “Little Elvis” Estrada and Rick playing live at the NYC Post Office for WPLJ Radio and assorted TV news crews on Elvis Stamp Day 1/8/1993.
Rick at WPLJ in New York City waiting to go on the Scott and Todd Morning Show on Elvis Stamp Day.
Rick at WPLJ in New York City waiting to go on the Scott and Todd Morning Show on Elvis Stamp Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rick (in the dumb hat) with Jim Yester lead singer and founder of The Association at Waterloo Village.
Rick (dumb hat) with Jim Yester lead singer and founder of The Association at Waterloo Village where Rikshaw Band opened the days concert.
Last Resorts- Al,Rick, Ted 1967
Your Last Resorts- Al, Rick, Ted in 1967
Rick at the High Point Country Club
Rick and Susan at the High Point Country Club, Montague NJ.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Darlene Love with Rick and Dennis Alston Ray.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Darlene Love with Rick and Dennis Alston Ray.
Rick playing at the Rockaway Mall for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon 1978.
Rick playing at the Rockaway Mall for the Jerry Lewis Telethon 1978.

 Rick (middle) at WABC Radio playing on the Cousin Bruce Morrow Show 1968 with Sound Revolution.

Rick (middle) at WABC Radio playing on the Cousin Bruce Morrow Show 1968 with Sound Revolution.

 

 

 

Rick two years old Rio de Janerio, Brazil learning a new song.
Rick two years old Rio de Janerio, Brazil learning a new song.
A few of Rick's guitars in 2013.
A few of Rick’s guitars in 2013.
Rick's first band 1967 "Your Last Resort". Right to left Al (bass), Rick (guitar), Bob (drums) and Ted (guitar).
Rick’s first band  late 1966  or 1967 “Your Last Resorts”.  Left to right: Al (bass), Rick (guitar), Bob (drums) and Ted (guitar).

 

Rick at the oldest Buddhist Temple in S. Korea.
Rick at the Bulguk-sa Temple in South Korea. Ranks 2nd Degree  Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do (WTF) and 1st Degree in Korean Hap Ki Do (Sin Moo Hap Ki Do). Instructor at Universal Martial Arts under the direction of Grandmaster Ik Kwon Kim.

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