Biography

Vickie Carrico was born in Louisville Kentucky. After believing for her entire childhood that she would become a nun, Vickie started doing gigs in bars at the age of 14 and has never stopped

Since moving to Nashville some years ago, Carrico has been working not only as a solo artist, but also as a studio singer and as a background vocalist for any number of different acts. Shes lent her voice to albums by a diverse group of artists, from ZZ Top and Don McLean to Lee Greenwood, Dobie Gray and Patty Loveless. Carrico has also toured the world as a background singer with a number of artists. including Dottie West, Sam Moore and Brenda Lee in addition to touring with her own material. Carrico has appeared in music videos with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Steve Wariner and Hoyt Axton, and has performed on television shows including Solid Gold, American Magazine, as well as HBO Specials and Public Television’s “Rock and Roll Graffiti”. She’s sung on jingles for, among others, Ford Trucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.

“Never Been Hurt” is Vickie’s first full length CD on Cuppa Joe Records; she wrote about half of the material for the project, while the rest was chosen from among her favorite classic blues and R&B songs. In addition to Carrico, who sang lead and background vocals, the musicians who played on Never Been Hurt include Carolyn Martin, Etta Britt and Craig Morris (background vocals), Dave Martin (bass and percussion) and Tommy Wells and John Gardner sharing the drum duties. Don Carr and Jack Pearson played guitars, and Bob Patin, Catherine Styron-Marx, Murph Wanka and Rodger Morris played piano, organ and Electric pianos. Jim Hoke played harmonica and saxes, and led the horn section, a group that also included Steve Herrman and Billy Huber (playing trumpet and trombone, respectively).

Vickie Carrico lives in Nashville with her husband, Bob Reeves, and two cats named Bela and Boris.

Edited by harnessg on 24 Dec 2008, 03:48

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