For a long time, Rico McFarland played guitar for such luminous blues artists as James Cotton and Lucky Peterson, before finally starting his single career in 2001 to very much acclaim. Given birth to on March 5, 1960, the Chicago guitarist caused countless blues performers over time: Albert Ruler, Otis Clay, Syl Johnson, Artie White colored, Kinsey Report, and much more. He is maybe most widely known for dealing with Natural cotton and Peterson, nevertheless. McFarland documented his single debut album, Sick and tired of Becoming Alone, for Proof Information in 2001 with a big roster of guests, including vocalists Otis Clay, Syl Johnson, Billy Branch, and Teela. The recording won very much acclaim and gained McFarland a 2002 W.C. Handy nomination for Greatest New Designer of the entire year.