Guitar Player Magazine ( USA) .March 2009 the editor of Guitar Player magazine picked Ritchie as one of their Big Eight Players.
"Whoa! Lane Takes us back to the sweaty, smoky,blues clubs of early 60s London" "Lane attacks the strings as if hes trying to kill them .the effect is thrilling and blissfully scary! "(Guitar Player Magazine Mar 2009)
"Majestic command on the guitar. great stage presence, blistering guitar.If James Dean had sung the blues it would have sounded like this!" ( Bill Smith. BLUES IN BRITAIN).
"Ritchie enthralled the audience"
"touch ,tone and taste"
( Blues in Britain)
With The FREEZE
John Stokes vocals/Harmonica
Ritchie Lane Guitar
Mike Thorne Drums
Orlando Shearer double bass.
Signed to Sticky records. Releasing tracks on Sticky Labels Something new ,Something Blue" Album 1998
The Freeze. Exhibit A. Released in 1999.
The Freeze. recorded acoustic 6 track E.P 2004
The Freeze. A Little Heat. Released in 2007.
Blues from The Aint Nuthin But. Vol II . Released 2003.
Katie Bradley Band . Strange Pleasure album released 2002 .
The Ritchie Lane Band.
Released a limited edition 5 track e.p. Aug 2009.
Mike Thorne drums. Orlando Shearer Double Bass./Richard Studholme Bass.
July 2018 NO RETURN 7 track E.P
Acoustic duo release of all original songs with Katie Bradley