Rick AbernathyLead Vocals
Rick Abernathy formerly of the popular Funk Group "Lakeside" is a native of Dayton, Ohio and has been a vocalist musician, songwriter and producer for 30-plus years. After arriving in California in the early 1970's, Rick left Lakeside to pursue a solo career at Motown Records, under a host of prominent producers, including Frank Wilson, and Gene McDaniel's. In later years, Rick wrote and produced a number of songs and worked in his own studio in Hollywood, Later he toured worldwide with K- Ci and Jojo, and was asked to be background vocal coordinator for the show. Most recently, Rick became a member of "Augie's Side Effect" Augie Johnson had put together a group of four members singing acappella music at various private affairs, fairs, major venues and awards shows. Currently, Rick has been named, as Senior Vice President of Nu Vibe Entertainment, a new independent record label based in Bakersfield, CA. He is still singing, writing and producing and helping young artists find their niche in music.