Walt Richmond

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Walt Richmond (born April 18, 1947 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American keyboardist.[1]

Biography and work[edit]

The native of Tulsa began playing piano in his mid-teens. Richmond has recorded with artists like Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, JJ Cale, Rockin' Jimmy Byfield and the Brothers of the Night and Rick Danko. Richmond was a founding member of the country-rock band, The Tractors. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1994. Richmond left the band in 1998, along most of the original members.[2] He was introduced to Eric Clapton by JJ Cale and appears on their collaborative album, The Road to Escondido, released in 2006. Since then, Richmond worked frequently with Clapton on global hit-albums like Clapton, Old Sock, the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival, The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale and I Still Do.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Walt Richmond". Where's Eric!. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Walt Richmond Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Walt Richmond Credits". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 22 February 2016.