Now,after years of performing in northeastern rock,funk and blues bands, singer/songwriter Rick Rourke finally controls his own musical destiny on this,his first solo CD.rick worked closely with eddie kramer[hendrix,zeppelin, and buddy guy]as main songwriter on 'out of control's' 1997 release. After getting airplay in dozens of countries rick helped other bands and artist's to discover their own talents as engineer and producer. Join multi-instrumentalist and soulfull singer Rick Rourke with songs like 'fortune&fame'[a hard look at the reality show mania}and 'blown away' trip to a gypsy campfire just off rte 66and 12 other stories that ring with craft and honesty. If you think television media is at an all time low i agree! Read my lyric from Fortune & Fame below: Fortune & Fame she's the one we loved the most on last nights reality show she should be granted celebrity status let's get her to sing and dance print up that fake romance it's the crap they keep throwing at us .... ch the vandals of quality are pulling all the strings no hero's are hiding in the wings but in the end does it really matter when speaking of fortune and fame he's the one that lied the most got caught,went on to boast of all the famous people that he screwed instead of going up in smoke he's now a talk show host and by the million's he is viewed ch bridge the people in your world you drive by them each day they are taking up a cause in many different ways what about the guy on the telephone pole he's taking care of kid's there is mercy in his soul where's the reason where's the sense situation's getting tense when we make heroes out of fools get your fifteen minutes of fame then you gotta leave the game anything longer is'nt cool ch out allright i'm not just about bithchin about the media. How about my character in 'dead man's shoes'