Ricky Lee Smith - Bass, Vocals


Born Ricky Lee Smith, June 23rd, 1955, the bassist and founding member of Fate 55, started his music career at age 12 by playing live music in his first band "The Third Phase". Influenced by the radio and the Motown bass playing of James Jamerson and countless others, the Bass was the instrument of choice. For many years now, Ricky Lee has been making people dance with his big bottom groove oriented bass playing. Since the beginning in the summer of 1991, Ricky Lee has been the bass groove behind Fate 55.

Ricky Lee currently plays a Dean 6 String Bass through a SWR MoBass Amp into a Smith Craft Cabinet when performing live.

Ricky Lee has been a band member and/or has worked with the following acts:

Third Phase, Critical Mass, White Hot, Freeway, Double Shot, Kix, Tour de Force, Who Knows, Shaky Dates, The Tools, Danny Peabody, Micky Shannon and Runaway, Johnny Picket, Actual Size, Black Oak Arkansas, Steppenwolf, QuaterFlash and Elvin Bishop.




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