Today in History
11/06/13 8:30 am
"Super Freak" was sitting pretty on the top 40 this week in 1971.
Cold Blooded
11/04/13 10:17 am
Linda Blair was the subject of "Cold Blooded" and she loved it: "Cold Blooded is, 'You're hot!' Cold Blooded is a compliment. That was pretty nice that he wrote that about me. I don't see it, but OK."
Trivia Answer
11/02/13 10:16 am
Q: Who was Spanky Johnson?  MORE >>
11/01/13 5:42 pm
Who was Spanky Johnson?
Rick on Rick
10/30/13 6:58 am
"I don't know, man. Somebody who just stood up for what he believed in, and somebody who was down for his race and who wrote some funky songs and made people dance, and who was a pretty good fucking producer. That's all."
The A-Team
10/28/13 7:14 am
Rick fills us in about his days on the set of The A-Team, or at least what he can remember:
Quote of the Day
10/25/13 7:19 am
"I look at the audience, and I see older people out there having fun and grooving... But I also see young kids out there, too, checking us out. They come to the party to see if it's really real. Of course, they leave smiling, and they had a good time, because it was real, and it is real, and it goes on and on. It don't stop." (AV Club, 2001)  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
10/23/13 7:32 am
"I hate to have people call me a funk artist. I always get upset when I hear that. I'm so much more than a funk artist. My love for music ranges, and it's so deep. To call me a funk artist really undermines me, and everything that I've done." (AV Club, 2001)  MORE >>
Rick on Punk-Funk
10/21/13 7:15 am
"Instead of George Clinton science fiction, or doo-wop choreography, turn-around-and-lick-the-eyebrows, we're just gonna talk about the street. It'll be a real deal." (The Calgary Herald 1980)
Facts of Rick
10/16/13 9:02 am
Rick came up with "Super Freak" after Street Songs had already been recorded. He started playing the bass line and singing the lyrics as a joke. The band decided that they should record it and add it to the album, making it one of the greatest last minute additions of all time.  MORE >>

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