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Dick Clark
04/18/12 4:53 pm
From American Bandstand to The American Music Awards and many, many otherendeavors few other tastemakers had their finger on the pulse of youthculture as Dick Clark. Rick James, The Mary Jane Girls, and Teena Marie allgraced the stage of American Bandstand. Our condolences go out to the familyand fans of Dick Clark. From everyone at the Rick James Estate and JAM,Inc.
Limited Edition Single!
04/18/12 2:18 pm
Have we got a hot ticket for you. EXCLUSIVELY for Record Store Day this Saturday, we will be releasing a limited edition 7" black vinyl from The Mynah Birds, featuring "It's My Time" and "Go On And Cry." Head down to your local indie record store for a copy, or get yours at the Rick James shop! http://rickjames.shop.bravadousa.com
Trivia Answer
04/16/12 2:36 pm
The Peas sampled Rick for "Audio Delite At Low Fidelity." http://youtu.be/k9RRsuQSevY
Trivia
04/13/12 2:40 pm
What Rick James-penned tune was performed by the Black Eyed Peas?
Photo of the Day
04/11/12 4:48 pm
You're welcome, ladies!  MORE >>
Trivia Answer
04/09/12 1:44 pm
Trivia answer to Friday's question: The original title of "Wonderful" was "Outrageous".
Trivia
04/06/12 9:10 am
On April 7, 1988, Reprise Records released Wonderful. What was Rick's original title for the album?
Photo of the Day
04/04/12 4:36 pm
Rick James at Rockpalast, April 4 1982  MORE >>
Mynah Birds
04/02/12 4:25 pm
Learn a bit more about the Mynah Birds here: http://riffraf.typepad.com/riffraf/2012/03/rick-james-neil-young-the-mynah-birds.html and don't forget the exclusive 7" of "It's My Time" available exclusively for Record Store Day on April 21!
Dizzy Gillespie
03/30/12 1:57 pm
Rick James on Dizzy Gillespie: During the Throwin' Down tour I went to see Dizzy Gillespie at the Blue Note in New York. Man, I loved Dizzy. He was a guru, a beautiful man filled with the spirit of compassion, the father I never had. Diz was never judgmental. He used to say I was too serious and warn me not to look at life so black and white. He saw I was wild. "Rick," he said, "you remind me of Bird. Boy, you better slow down." But even Dizzy, for all his wisdom, couldn't change my reckless ways.


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