Rick Cunha

Real Name:
Richard Dale Cunha
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Owner/operator of Rainbow Garage in Van Nuys, California. His songs have been recorded by Jennifer Warnes, Iain Matthews, The Smothers Brothers, Michael Johnson and many other artists. Mr. Cunha's solo recording career began in 1974 with an album for the GRC label, that included his song "Yo-Yo-Man" which has since been immortalized on television and in concert by Tom Smothers. Born July 17, 1944. He studied Hawaiian steel guitar with Ernie Ball. Moved to Hawaii and started singing and playing at a small club in Honolulu called Hum-bums. Sang (as "The Hawaiian Hootenanny Boy") on the Lucky Luck television show in 1964. Worked Honolulu nightclubs with partner Dave Dawson through '66. Returned to Los Angeles, and with Dave and Larry Murray started the Folk/Rock band Hearts and Flowers which recorded two albums for Capitol Records. As a musician Rick has toured with Jennifer Warnes (who recorded Rick’s song "When the Feeling Comes Around" which reached the top 40 charts in 1980, Mason Williams, John Stewart, and the Byron Berline and Sundance. Studio musician credits include Emmylou Harris, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Warnes, Waylon Jennings, and Rose Maddox, amongst others.
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Albums

Rick Cunha - Cunha Songs album art Cunha* Cunha Songs (Album) GRC US 1974 Sell This Version
Rick Cunha - Moving Pictures album art Rick Cunha Moving Pictures (Album) Sierra Records (3) US 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

GRDJ-1010, GRDJ-1012 Rick Cunha - I'm In The Middle / I'm Ashamed album art Ginger Boatwright / Rick Cunha Ginger Boatwright / Rick Cunha - I'm In The Middle / I'm Ashamed(7", Mono, Promo) GRC, GRC GRDJ-1010, GRDJ-1012 US 1973 Sell This Version
GRC 2028 Rick Cunha - Jesse James (Is An Outlaw, Honey) album art Rick Cunha Jesse James (Is An Outlaw, Honey)(7", Single) GRC GRC 2028 US 1973 Sell This Version
Rick Cunha - (I'm A) YoYo Man / Wild Side Of Life album art Rick Cunha (I'm A) YoYo Man / Wild Side Of Life (Single) GRC US 1974 Sell This Version
Rick Cunha - (I'm A) YoYo Man album art Rick Cunha (I'm A) YoYo Man (Single) GRC US 1974 Sell This Version
GRDJ 2016 Rick Cunha - (I'm A) YoYo Man album art Rick Cunha (I'm A) YoYo Man(7", Single, Promo) GRC GRDJ 2016 US 1974 Sell This Version
4083 GRDJ 2028 Rick Cunha - Jesse James (Is An Outlaw, Honey) album art Rick Cunha Jesse James (Is An Outlaw, Honey)(7", Single, Mono, Promo) GRC 4083 GRDJ 2028 US 1974 Sell This Version
3-10174 Rick Cunha - Best Friends album art Rick Cunha Best Friends(7", Promo, Single) Columbia 3-10174 US 1975 Sell This Version

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