Love Gun
07/27/15 8:33 am
"Girl if you like what you see, And you want to be with me, Baby, shoot me, With your love gun" - Rick James "Love Gun"  MORE >>
07/24/15 7:54 am
Rick with Bernadette Peters.  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/22/15 7:43 am
"One of the cool things about the Beatles was how they emulated other groups they loved - the Beach Boys, the Everly Brothers, even the Marvelettes. I did the same thing in putting together what I saw as my funk/dance masterpiece." - Rick James  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/20/15 8:39 am
"The entertainment business sucks. It's ugly, demented, perverted, and you to be ugly, demented and perverted to cope with it." - Rick James speaking with NME in 1984  MORE >>
Summer Love
07/17/15 7:46 am
"I can feel your summer love comin' on, So warm and hot girl, I beg you don't stop, Could this be love that I'm going through" - Rick James "Summer Love"  MORE >>
"Ebony Eyes"
07/15/15 7:55 am
"Like Marvin and Stevie, Smokey was a man I deeply admired. Wasn't easy for me to find the authority to produce his vocal. It was easy for Smokey, though, because, for all his genius accomplishments, he's a humble cat who allowed me to direct the whole operation. I'll always love him for that." - Rick James on working with Smokey Robinson on "Ebony Eyes".  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/13/15 8:02 am
"James' records are as creative and musically substantial as anything you might care to compare them to. Equally adept at pulling off a candlelight ballad or high velocity funk, full bore rock 'n' roll or a moody tale of heartbreak, Rick James' six albums show a gifted songwriter/musician/singer/producer." - Musician, 1983  MORE >>
Mary Jane
07/10/15 8:07 am
"'Mary Jane' was about my love affair with pot. I wrote the song on Fender bass. Peter Tosh was much on my mind. Once I got in the studio, I added an unfinished rock piece as an intro. Then I added flutes and, toward the end, broke it down to reggae. That rhythm guitar ain't nothing but a James Brown thang." - Rick James   MORE >>
Street Songs Vinyl Re-Release Party
07/08/15 1:30 pm
Friday, 7/31 - 7pm at the Record Parlour in Los Angeles, CA!  MORE >>
07/08/15 7:39 am
"...a fast-paced memoir recounting his sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll exploits." - Publisher's Weekly on Rick's autobiography, "Glow" which was released this week in 2014   MORE >>

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