“I love the sound of the Deacci ‘Strat’ style pickups. They have good output and are big on Tone and that’s the REAL name of the game as far as I’m concerned. Listen to my short version of the Londonderry Air to get an idea of what I go for in the Deacci sound.
Genre : Rock, Pop, Blues
Bands : Rick Vito Band, Fleetwood Mac ,Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne, Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band, Maria Muldaur, Todd Rundgren, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, John Fogerty, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Roger McGuinn,
Pickups Played : Blackhat I Strat Single Coils
Guitarist with Fleetwood Mac from 1987 to 1991, Rick Vito is best known for his distinctive blues and slide guitar style.
With 11 solo records to his name, and appearances with some of the biggest names in the business. Rick has been the featured guitarist on Bob Seger’s albums since 1986. and at different times worked with Bonnie Raitts touring band.
A CD/DVD production collaboration with Mick Fleetwood, Blue Again! was Grammy nominated in 2010.
Vito is also the recipient of the W.C. Handy Blues Award. His latest CD, “Mojo On My Side,” was released in Europe in 2014
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