Today in History
08/05/16 8:53 am
"Cold Blooded" hit shelves today in 1983. Sexy, sexy!  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
08/03/16 3:25 pm
"We just decided to label the music so that when it goes down in the history books, they'll say Punk Funk was Rick James." -!/article/Rick_James_Stone_City_Burns
Cold Blooded
08/01/16 8:16 am
"'Cold Blooded' has a big, hard sound that dispenses with all the excess baggage of post-Clinton funk... and goes straight for the backbone, to clear, hard essentials." - Barney Hoskyns  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/29/16 10:00 am
"In the late '70s, when the fortunes of Motown Records seemed to be flagging, Rick James came along and rescued the company, providing funky hits that updated the label's style and saw it through into the mid-'80s." - MTV  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/27/16 8:44 am
"I wanted John Coltrane's sacred spirit and Jackie Wilson’s sexual energy… I wanted to be honored like Trane as a great artist and be worshipped like Jackie as a great lover. I wanted it all." - Rick James  MORE >>
Photo of the Day
07/25/16 8:19 am
Rick on the cover of ‘Jet Magazine’ in July 1979.   MORE >>
07/22/16 7:32 am
Deep from the archives: Rick played with a number of acts before finding his sound with the Stone City Band. Here is Rick James & Hot Lips.   MORE >>
This Week in History
07/20/16 9:17 am
Rick performed at Soldier Field in Chicago this week in 1980. Where you there?  MORE >>
Today in History
07/18/16 8:39 am
"Give It To Me Baby" peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 today in 1981. Play it loud:  MORE >>
“Big Time”
07/15/16 8:31 am
"I'm living in the big time, big time!" - Rick James, "Big Time". Listen here:  MORE >>

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