It was Kim Wilson
who eventually coaxed Ramos back into music full time in '95 as a member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds
, a band that had inspired him some 17 years earlier.
Fletcher soon found himself performing around town with the likes of Janiva Magness and Lynwood Slim, eventually landing a spot in Kim Wilson's Blues Revue.
Before long Ronnie had made a strong impression on some high profile players on the contemporary blues scene, and was recruited into Fabulous Thunderbirds front man Kim Wilson's
solo blues project, and then almost immediately was hired away to join one of the hardest working bands in blues, Little Charlie & The Nightcats
, spending the better part of a decade touring the world and recording with them for Alligator Records
In his spare time, he's played and recorded with numerous other artists, including Rusty Zinn, Chicago blues legend Dave Myers, Kim Wilson
, and many others.
In 2001, he was hired (after several offers over the years) by Kim Wilson to join The Fabulous Thunderbirds, a band he toured the world with for many years. (top)