Lighting Up the Americana Scene with a Thrilling New Single – Rickie Joe Wilson Releases “The Hot Rod Daddy Show”

Rickie Joe Wilson “The Hot Rod Daddy Show” featuring GTO Johnny and Sparky Pontificator

“The Hot Rod Daddy Show” featuring GTO Johnny and Sparky Pontificator, the artist’s newest single is a unique and memorable blend of Americana tunes

Gulf Breeze, FL —June 29th, 2023 – Rickie Joe Wilson illuminates the Americana scene once again with his stunning new offering, “The Hot Rod Daddy Show.” Collaborating with musical virtuosos GTO Johnny on electric slide guitar and Sparky Pontificator on drums, Wilson brings his signature vocals, harmonica, and guitar prowess to the forefront in this exhilarating release.

Released worldwide on the esteemed Colt Records label, Nashville, “The Hot Rod Daddy Show” single hit the airwaves on June 14th, 2023. Recorded at the iconic Fame Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, on May 31st, 2023, the track captures the raw energy and soul of a live performance.

Helmed by Wilson himself and engineered by the renowned Spencer Coates from Fame Studio, the single offers a fresh take on the beloved Canned Heat hit, “Going Up The Country.” Collaborating with lifelong bandmate John Whitcomb, the seasoned artist delivers a compelling arrangement that showcases their immersive artistry. Joining them on this musical journey is Kevin Burkett, Wilson’s trusted bandmate since the 1990s, who brings years of formidable experience.

The stunning new track is accompanied by a visceral and captivating music video, now available on various platforms including Nashville Country TV on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon TV, YouTube, and the Rickie Joe Wilson Facebook page. Fans and music enthusiasts alike can experience the electrifying performance captured in this video and connect with Wilson’s vibrant musical spirit!

“The Hot Rod Daddy Show” is a fiery, latest collaboration by Rickie Joe Wilson and fellow Indiana musicians John Whitcomb and Kevin Burkett. The act is called “The Hot Rod Daddy Show” featuring GTO Johnny and Sparky Pontificator- a veteran four piece hillbilly rock and roll band with its roots in traditional country and rock and roll.

With a career spanning 45 years, Rickie Joe Wilson already has six albums to his name. Two of his releases gained recognition on AOK Records, Nashville, in 2021 and 2022. His previous single, “Reggae Reggae,” received extensive global radio airplay, while its music video amassed an impressive one million views on Facebook and becoming Wilson’s finest work yet.

Buy, download, and stream Rickie Joe Wilson’s fascinating new music on all major digital platforms! For booking information email or through the artist’s Facebook page:



Rickie Joe Wilson is a Nashville/Muscle Shoals recording artist on AOK Records Nashville who tours the Emerald Coast of Florida March through September. With six albums to his credit, his radio single/ music video, “Reggae Redneck”, released in August 2022 and garnered 1 million views on Facebook, with airplay on hundreds of radio stations throughout the United States and Canada in 2022. The striking single was recorded and produced at world famous Fame Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Wilson has toured the Emerald Coast of Florida for the past five years, and only recently released a new single, a remake of the old Canned Heat song “Going Up The Country.” He performs both solo acoustic and with his three piece Hillbilly Rock and Roll Band. Both shows are an eclectic mix of original tunes and popular Rock, Country, and radio tunes from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Wilson resides on the beautiful East Bay with his wife of 32 years, Teresa and his five adopted children, just east of Pensacola Beach, Florida.


Rickie Joe Wilson “The Hot Rod Daddy Show” featuring GTO Johnny and Sparky Pontificator
Name: Rickie Joe Wilson
Address: 5900 E Bay Blvd, Gulf Breeze, FL
Phone: 8124989806



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