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Ricky Lawson

Born: Nov 8, 1954

Death: Dec 23, 2013

Birthplace: Detroit

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Ricky Lawson

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1954
Date of Death : Dec 23, 2013
Birth Place : Detroit

Ricky Lawson was an American drummer and composer. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he worked extensively as a session musician, collaborating with Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, Steely Dan, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and other artists. He co-founded the jazz-fusion band the Yellowjackets and won the 1987 Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance for "And You Know That" from their album Shades.


  • Musician
  • Composer

Also known as

  • Lawson, Ricky
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