Ricky Lawson

Drummer Ricky Lawson Suffers Stroke

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Grammy Award-winning composer and drummer Ricky Lawson has been hospitalised after suffering a stroke.

The percussionist, who has worked with the likes of Michael Jackson, Phil Collins and Earth, Wind & Fire, was reportedly in the middle of a weekend (14-15Dec13) concert in the U.S. when he collapsed.

Further details about Lawson’s condition were unavailable, but singer Sheryl Crow has since sent her best wishes to Lawson via Twitter.com.

Taking to her blog on Monday (16Dec13), she writes, “Sending prayers to Ricky Lawson after suffering a stroke. Wonderful drummer, beautiful person. We’re all saying a prayer for you.”

Posted under Drummer News

4 Responses to Drummer Ricky Lawson Suffers Stroke

  1. Tyrone Bailey says:

    I send to you my prayers and may you have a speedy recovery Selah !!!

  2. Mike Brooks says:

    Ricky, It has bee a while – hope you are up and running soon my friend!

  3. ROBERT MORRIS says:


  4. Emanuele Esposti says:

    Ciao Ricky, i can not believe that you are gone !!! you were one of the best drummer i never heard in my life…. with the Yellow Jackets i listen to you from the first time !!!!
    Rest in peace my man !!!!

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