Rick Cassidy Story

       Rick Started playing guitar and singing in 1963 with a group from Alliance , Ohio called "The Blazers" with Bill McCrea

(Drums) , Dave Myers (Guitar), and Mark Creamer (Bass). Soon after ,the three of them left Bill McCrea to form "The

Commonwealth"  along with Mike Bugara (Guitar) , Johnny Sineri (Drums) and George Nutial (Keyboards). After high

school graduation in 1967, the band broke up as Dave , Mark , and Rick  joined the military. Mike Bugara and Johnny

Sineri  went to college and joined with Bill McCrea in the band " Jimmy and the Soulblazers" also known as "Change" and

"Clockwork". While in the Air Force , Rick played with " The Count IV " and performed as a single act. Throughout the

years since , he has written many songs and sung in New York , Los Angeles , and Las Vegas.

        Rick comes from a musical family. His brother Paul Cassidy was a founding member of  "Morly Grey". Paul was a

drummer , guitarist , and composer and his songs have been selling for over 35 years. His brother Tim Cassidy was a

singer/dancer on Broadway and was in the original cast of "Chorus Line" and the Broadway casts of " Dream Girls" and

"Good News". Tim also starred at Radio City Music Hall , Miss America Pageant , and The Merv Griffin Show.