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Big Splash! New song/video: “Before I Go”

Randy Ricks reassembled “The Sheen Team” on the year anniversary of recording their cult classic, “Charlie Sheen.” This time, Ricks came up with another song that resonates with truth and honesty, although in a much different fashion than his holding … Continue reading

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Haiku for Memorial Day, 2010

Haiku for the Day: “Working in their yards, Memorial Day past time, A fitting tribute.”

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Randy Ricks Rocks our World

Charlie Sheen MP3 Download by Randy Ricks Randy Ricks Rocks our World, February 17, 2010 “I’ve been following Randy Ricks’ musical career for several decades now, and am thrilled with his latest composition. Erudite without seeming elite, there is a … Continue reading

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Reflections on an NBA Game with a 12 year old: Row 1 Behind Bench

Walker Ricks: “Dad, that was the best NBA game I’ve ever been to.” Dad: “I’m glad to hear that. It did go into overtime, and we did win.” The Nuggets can’t throw it in the ocean in the first half … Continue reading

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How I Won a Poetry Slam

My good friends Pete Stravlo and Peggy McGivern hosted a party at their art gallery in Denver sometime around the mid-1990’s. There were many talented artists in the crowd: painters, writers, sculpters, musicians, poets, etc.  They decided to have a … Continue reading

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History of “Charlie Sheen”

I wrote a song called Charlie Sheen and made a rough demo of it.  Over Christmas 2009, “3 Murphy’s and a Becker” helped me record it at Soulard Studios in St. Louis. More on that later.  I hope this song … Continue reading

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New Orleans

I’m very happy about the New Orleans Saints going to the Super Bowl. New Orleans has always been one of the great American cities. It’s still not fallen prey to the typical American homogenization. So I have to root for … Continue reading

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“Before I Go” Video featuring Randy Ricks

“Before I Go” — Randy’s newest song, here in video form.

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Nathan

This is a poem I wrote in college about my Father, Nathan Albert Ricks. I named my son Walker Nathan Ricks after my Dad, who named his first son (my brother) James Albert Ricks, after his father, Albert Ricks. My … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen! The Single

Randy Ricks has been singing and writing most of his life. After playing piano and trombone as a child, he chose the harmonica in college. Randy has lived in Denver, Colorado since 1991, where he has performed with his own … Continue reading

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