You Wanna Rock – by The Kelly Richey Band
Music Video by Kelly Richey and The Kelly Richey Band
The song “You Wanna Rock” appears on Kelly Richey’s CD titled Shakedown Soul – http://www.kellyricheymusic.com/shake…
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Video Production by: Chris Vogel
This version of “You Wanna Rock” was produced and recorded by Tobe “Tobotius” Donohue
Written by Kelly Richey and Sonya Ziegler
Kelly Richey – Guitar & Vocals
Tobe “Tobotius” Donohue – Drums/DJ Scratching
Rikk Manning – Bass
YOU WANNA ROCK
You wanna rock – I wanna roll…
You say you wanna rock – I wanna roll…
Before you rock me all night long –
You better have some soul.
You wanna love – all night long…
You say you wanna love – all night long…
Before you give your love to me –
Make sure your love’s strong.
You wanna fly – fly so high…
You say you wanna fly – fly so high…
Before you take me for a ride –
You gotta make me feel inside.
KELLY RICHEY BIO:
Kelly Richey is one of the hardest working independent musicians out there; to date logging an extraordinary 1,000,000 miles touring, and at one point in her 30-year professional career, gigging a grueling 275 days out of the year. Richey has toured in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Born in Lexington, Kentucky but now based in Cincinnati, Richey started playing guitar at the age of 15. Today, a staggering 4,000 gigs later, she more than earns the title of master guitarist and singer/songwriter. She has been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out”. She has been listed as among the top 100 gifted guitarists by the Truefire Community in 2011, and frequently draws comparisons to blues guitar icons Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Richey has shared the stage with such legends as Lonnie Mack and Albert King, and has opened for Joe Cocker, Lita Ford, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Walter Trout, Little Feat, Foghat, REO Speedwagon, George Thorogood, Average White Band, Robben Ford, Warren Zevon, and James Brown. Richey has fronted her blues/rock power trio, The Kelly Richey Band since the early 1990’s, and she also performs an intense, dazzling solo show incorporating electric and acoustic guitar, looping, beats, electronic sound synthesis, and some of her more personal acoustic material.
Richey has been teaching guitar almost as long as she’s been playing; with over three decades of teaching experience under her belt, she is a deeply dedicated and inspirational guitar instructor who has taught well over 1,000 students to date. Richey teaches both privately and through the online teaching course with TrueFire. Richey has put out a number of instructional videos and teaches several guitar workshops around the country. Richey has a rock solid understanding of blues guitar techniques, which she passionately passes on to her students.