Living the Legend
At age 9, Ronnie Lee was performing 'Folsom Prison Blues' and 'A Boy Named Sue' to audiences anywhere they would let him play. His Mother, Luzina, was a regular fixture in the entertainment business in San Francisco, and would often bring Ronnie to her shows to sing a song or two. At age 19, he moved to Nashville and became a familiar face in the studio and on the road, sharing the stage with acts ranging from Earl Thomas Conley, Eddy Raven and Carl Perkins to Ronnie Milsap, and of course Johnny Cash. Ronnie has been nominated for 11 Grammy awards as a songwriter, and achieved success with his tribute song to Johnny Cash, "I Lost a Friend Today" which he wrote the day Johnny Cash passed away. Ronnie is considered one of the top Johnny Cash Tribute artists in the nation, as well as a versatile country and rockabilly artist. He is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame
Now residing in Las Vegas, Nevada where he bases out of, he and his band THE FUTURE CATS perform the best of the Memphis 1955 and his award winning tribute to The Man In Black, Johnny Cash.
FLASHBACK (a retro rock and roll / rockabilly and classic country show featuring a variety of guests. "I think of it as the music you don't hear on the radio anymore". It highlights the best of Nashville and Memphis in the 50s. Music by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, Carl Perkins, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent and MORE!
In the show CASH ONLY, Ronnie brings to the stage his award winning tribute to the Man in Black, Johnny Cash. "John was a huge part of my musical influence. To keep my hero and friend's music alive for the next generation is one of the most important things in my life".
Playing with his band, The Future Cats, any time he hits the stage, be it oldies, or tributes, no audience has ever left without feeling like "It was worth seeing"
Other talents include a vast amount of years in radio and production. Ronnie spent the better part of 18 years as a radio morning show host, as well as a record producer and engineer. He still stays very busy doing voice over work and ad productions for various corporations and radio stations , and produces other artists both in music projects and voice work.
In 2020 Ronnie released his first book, The Self Help Book for People Who Hate Self Help Books.
He is proud to have great reviews and kudos worldwide on his first attempt at authoring books. CLICK on "books by RLT in the header at the top of the page for ordering info!