A Northern Alabama Native, Ritch Henderson has an eclectic style that is uniquely Southern. His early major influences are Led Zeppelin, Jim Croce, Janis Joplin, The Steve Miller Band, The Eagles & Lynyrd Skynyrd.
In 2002 Ritch’s mom gave him the records “Heartbreaker”, by Ryan Adams and “Yourself Or Someone Like You”, by Matchbox Twenty as Christmas gifts, and a lifelong love affair with lyrical intention began.
When Ritch was Sixteen years of age, his sister Introduced him to the music and composition of local Rock and Roll band: The Drive-By Truckers, and a songwriter was born.
His later influences are The Turnpike Troubadours, Chris Knight, and most recently John Fullbright, and John R. Miller