Rick Vito


Rick Vito

Rick Vito (born 13 October 1949, Darby, Pennsylvania) is a guitarist and singer. He was part of the band Fleetwood Mac between 1987 and 1991.

Vito and Billy Burnette took over as guitarists after Lindsey Buckingham left Fleetwood Mac.

In addition, Vito has been a featured player on Bob Seger's albums since 1986, and played the famous slide guitar solo on the song, "Like a Rock". He was a long-standing member of Bonnie Raitt's touring band in the 1990s.

Filmography

"Jealousy" (1984) (TV) Singer

"The Last Castle" (2001) Red Team leader

"Firewall" (2006) (songwriter and performer: "She's So Crazy")

Discography

With Fleetwood Mac

* 1988 "Greatest Hits"
* 1990 "Behind the Mask"
* 1992 "25 Years - The Chain"

olo albums

* 1992 "King Of Hearts"
* 1998 "Pink & Black"
* 2000 "Lucky Devils"
* 2001 "Crazy Cool"
* 2003 "Band Box Boogie"
* 2005 "Rattlesnake Shake"
* 2006 "Talk That Talk"

Guest performances

* 1972 "Something/Anything?" - Todd Rundgren
* 1972 "Raw Velvet" - Bobby Whitlock
* 1975 "New Year, New Band, New Company" - John Mayall
* 1975 "Common Sense" - John Prine
* 1975 "Change" - Spanky and Our Gang
* 1975 "Notice to Appear" - John Mayall
* 1976 "Banquet in Blues" - John Mayall
* 1976 "Prime Prine" - John Prine
* 1976 "Street Talk" - Bob Crewe
* 1977 "Playing to an Audience Of One" - David Soul
* 1977 "Thunderbyrd" - Roger McGuinn
* 1978 "Kissin in the California Sun" - Katy Moffatt
* 1978 "Randy Richards" - Randy Richards
* 1979 "High and Outside" - Steve Goodman
* 1979 "No More Interviews" - John Mayall
* 1979 "Open Your Eyes" - Maria Muldaur
* 1980 "Blue Delicacies" - Ronnie Barron
* 1982 "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" Soundtrack - Jackson Browne
* 1982 "Green Light" - Bonnie Raitt
* 1982 "The Perfect Stranger" - Jesse Colin Young
* 1982 "Revenge Will Come" - Greg Copeland
* 1982 "Walk On" - Karen Brooks
* 1983 "Lawyers in Love" - Jackson Browne
* 1983 "Tell Me the Truth" - Timothy B Schmit
* 1984 "Inside the Fire" - Rita Coolidge
* 1985 "One Heart at a Time" - Don Francisco
* 1986 "Like a Rock" - Bob Seger
* 1986 "Lives in the Balance" - Jackson Browne
* 1987 "A Very Special Christmas" - Bob Seger
* 1987 "Rainbow" - Dolly Parton
* 1989 "Mystery Girl" - Roy Orbison
* 1989 "Rock Rhythm & Blues" - Various
* 1990 "Gypsy Moon" - Troy Newman
* 1990 "Brent Bourgeois" - Brent Bourgeois
* 1991 "The Fire Inside" - Bob Seger
* 1992 "Born to Rock & Roll" - Roger McGuinn
* 1993 "" - John Prine
* 1994 "Craig Shoemaker Meets the Lovemaster" - Craig Shoemaker
* 1994 "Greatest Hits" - Bob Seger
* 1994 "Meet Me at Midnite" - Maria Muldaur
* 1995 "It's a Mystery" - Bob Seger
* 1995 "All Day Thumbsucker Revisited" - Various
* 1996 "Not Alone" - Thomas Jefferson Kaye
* 1997 "" - Jackson Browne
* 1998 "Southland of the Heart" - Maria Muldaur
* 1998 "Thinking About You" - Rita Coolidge
* 1999 "Extremely Cool" - Chuck E. Weiss
* 1999 "Biker's Choice" - Various
* 1999 "Lillith Fair Volume 3" - Bonnie Raitt
* 1999 "The ABC Years" - John Mayall
* 1999 "Juke Rhythm" - John Juke Logan
* 1999 "Smooth Sailin'" - Marty Grebb
* 2001 "Forgive" - Rebecca Lynn Howard
* 2002 "Nothing Personal" – Delbert McClinton
* 2002 "Almeria Club" – Hank Williams Jr.
* 2002 "Fast Girl" – The Tractors
* 2002 "The Big Night" – The Tractors
* 2002 "Speed of Sound" – Rosie Flores
* 2003 "All Night Breakfast" – Jonny Neel
* 2004 "The Very Best of Jackson Browne" - Jackson Browne

DVDs

* 1988 "Tango In The Night Live" DVD
* 2003 "Rick Vito In Concert" DVD
* 2003 "Guitar Heroes In Concert" DVD

External links

* [http://www.rickvito.com/home.htm official site]
* [http://www.fmlegacy.com/Bios/biorick.html Rick Vito Bio]
* [http://jcpenney.imdb.com/name/nm0900052/ Rick Vito at IMDB]


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