Lynyrd Skynyrd's Guitarist Rickey Medlocke joins Meatball & Mark Frankhouse, The Rocker Morning Show ahead of his performance at the Allegan County Fair to talk about his Native American heritage, ordering a Meatball & Mark sandwich at Subway, and how he almost left music for radio but had his mind changed with an enticing offer from Lynyrd Skynyrd of $1.50 and Snickers bar.

Rickey also touches on living in Ann Arbor for over a decade before realizing just how crappy our winters can be. The Blackfoot founder mentions how he was originally in the band in the 70's, spending a very short time as the band's drummer, before leaving and being replaced before the following album was released.

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Ricky has a strong Native American heritage, having Lakota Sioux and Cherokee, he explains how outspoken he is about his heritage and goes through the importance he felt when being inducted into the Native American Music Hall of Fame. Before joining Lynryd Skynyrd in the 90's, we would do an occasional radio show filling in for morning shows, which he almost turned into a career. But after being invited to the Free Bird documentary by Ronnie Van Zant's widow, his future changed forever.

Rickey and Lynryd Skynyrd will be performing at Allegan County Fair with Yelawolf & Shooter Jennings on Friday, September 16th and if you purchase tickets before August 15th, entrance into the fair will be included in the price of the show.

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