Rick Burnett is a drummer that is originally from Auburndale, Polk County, Florida, USA. Burnett played in several local Polk County garage bands during the late 60's and early 70's including "United Sounds" and "Raintree County" (neither band currently in Discogs database). In 1972, he and guitarist Larry Howard
went to the Warner Robbins / Macon area in Georgia, USA to form southern-rock's Grinderswitch
with Dru Lombar
and Joe Dan Petty
. Signed to Capricorn Records
would record several albums and perform around the world over the next 7 years.