About Rico

For years, Rico McFarland played guitar for such luminous blues artists as James Cotton and Lucky Peterson, before finally launching his solo career in 2001 to much acclaim. Born on March 5, 1960, the Chicago guitarist worked with countless blues artists over the years: Albert King, Otis Clay, Syl Johnson, Artie White, Kinsey Report, and more.

In Sept 2018 Rico was inducted into the Chicago Hall of Fame. In 2001 he was nominated for a WC Handy award for his Album ‘Tired of Being Alone’, and received both platinum and gold records for his studio work on the  Boyz II Men single ‘Water Run Dry’.

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