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Remember 'Daddy's Money'? What Happened to Ricochet?

Ricochet is a country music band from Oklahoma that rose to fame in the early '90s. The group, which formed in 1993, was comprised of brothers Jeff Bryant and Junior Bryant along with Heath Wright, Greg Cook, Teddy Carr and Eddie Kilgallon. After touring around throughout the south they were signed to Columbia Records in 1995 and released their debut album. 

"Daddy's Money" was the second single from the album, written by Bob DiPiero, Mark Sanders and Steve Seskin. Debuting at 63 on the charts it rapidly reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country chart  in 1996. Along with their tribute to a "good bass fisher and dynamite kisser" who was "country as a turnip green" the band scored a top 5 hit with their debut single "What Do I Know," written by Stephony Smith, Sunny Russ and Cathy Majeski. 

In 1997, the band released their sophomore album Blink of an Eye, which produced the charting single "Ease My Troubled Mind," the Top 10 hit "Love is Stronger Than Pride" and the Top 20 hit "He Left A Lot to Be Desired."

The original members of the band are no longer together -- only Heath Wright remained involved. Eddie Kilgallion would go on to tour with Montgomery Gentry. Other members took various jobs in the music industry or retired from touring to spend time with family.

No new music has been released since 2012's Ricochet 15 Years and Counting. So for now, we can just remember the '90s country gems Ricochet gave us and how they entered the world of country music with a bang with the classic "Daddy's Money."

Below, watch the band perform "Daddy's Money" and "What Do I Know."

"Daddy's Money" Lyrics

Can't concentrate on the preacher preaching

My attention span done turned off

I'm honed in on that angel singing

Up there in the loft

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

More laughs than a stack of comic books

A wild imagination

A college education

Add it all up it's a deadly combination

She's a good bass fisher

A dynamite kisser

Country as a turnip green

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

And look who's lookin' at me

Her second cousin was my third grade teacher

I used to cut her grandma's grass

Back then she was nothin' but knees and elbows

Golly did she grow up fast

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

More laughs than a stack of comic books

A wild imagination

A college education

Add it all up it's a deadly combination

She's a good bass fisher

A dynamite kisser

Country as a turnip green

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

And look who's lookin' at me

Lord if you got any miracles handy

Maybe you could grant me one

Just let me walk down the aisle

And say I do

To that angel with a robe on

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

More laughs than a stack of comic books

A wild imagination

A college education

Add it all up it's a deadly combination

She's a good bass fisher

A dynamite kisser

Country as a turnip green

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

And look who's lookin' at me

She's got her daddy's money

Her mama's good looks

And she's lookin' at me

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Remember 'Daddy's Money'? What Happened to Ricochet?