Aug. 2, 2021

Guitarist-Singer-Songwriter Ricky Byrd

Guitarist-Singer-Songwriter Ricky Byrd

Ricky Byrd was Joan Jett's guitarist in The Blackhearts, helping to score huge hits like "I Love Rock 'N Roll." Byrd was with The Blackhearts for a full decade before he embarked on a dynamic solo career. In addition to Jett, Byrd worked alongside...


Ricky Byrd was Joan Jett's guitarist in The Blackhearts, helping to score huge hits like "I Love Rock 'N Roll." Byrd was with The Blackhearts for a full decade before he embarked on a dynamic solo career. In addition to Jett, Byrd worked alongside some of music's biggest names including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Roger Daltrey, Ian Hunter and scores of other legends. Download + listen to our conversation that includes stories with those people as well as Byrd's latest album, "Sobering Times."