FIVE FIRSTS: Richard Green of the Amy Ryan Band

August 27th, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg
Richard Green

Richard Green

NAME: Richard Green
BAND AFFILIATION: The Amy Ryan Band
INSTRUMENT: Lead guitar and backing vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WASTubular Bells by Mike Oldfield. It was around 1976!

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Van Der Graaf Generator live at Derby Kings Hall, England, where I grew up

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3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … the recorder!

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … with a rock band one of the first songs I ever played in public was “Smoke on the Water.”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … called Valhalla.

Richard Green straps on his guitar to join the Amy Ryan Band – winners of the recent Capital Region Blues Network’s Blues Band Showdown – in concert at the Route 66 Pub & Eatery in Troy at 9pm on Friday (August 28). Admission is $5.