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Kid Ramos

Kid Ramos is an American electric blues and blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter.  Ramos has released four solo albums since 1995 on Black Top and Evidence Records. He joined the James Harman’s band in 1980 and stayed playing his guitar until 1988, when he briefly helped out with Roomful of Blues. In 1994, Ramos joined forces with Lynwood Slim to form the Big Rhythm Combo. Ramos’ debut solo album, Two Hands One Heart, was released the following year. Ramos joined The Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1993, following an invitation from their singer, Kim Wilson. As well as regularly recording and appearing with them up to 2002, Ramos also continued to release his own albums, the most recent being Greasy Kid Stuff (2001). Ramos appeared at the 2005 Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival, playing along with the Mannish Boys. He also formed the roots quartet, Los Fabulocos, who released their debut album in 2008. In 2009, Ramos backed Bobby Jones at the Notodden Blues Festival. 1999, 2000, 2001 WC Handy nominated, best blues record of the year, best blues guitarist, best song winner 2001, and recipient of the 2014 OC music Award Lifetime achievement award.