The Rick James Appreciation Thread (give it to me baby!)


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arabito
07-27-2009, 10:27 PM
I'm Rick James b--

No no I'm not going there! Actually, I wanted to start up this thread because I've been really getting into funk lately. I recently purchased Rick James' album "Street Songs", and I've gotta say that I'm VERY impressed with it. There are a lot of really well written songs on it, including a few that I'm sure most people on UG know. Somebody get this man a thread!

Super Freak vid (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75qXUfp4wtw)

Give It To Me Baby vid (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFmQAQ9EDeM)

Enjoy and discuss!

cornmancer
07-27-2009, 11:13 PM
If you like funk you must listen to James Brown, I haven't listened to Rick James much but Super Freak is really good.

imgooley
07-27-2009, 11:39 PM
I've been listening to Rick James since I was in Diapers.

I know most of the lyrics to Fire and Desire.

:wavey:

guitarplaya322
07-28-2009, 08:48 AM
If you want some crazy funk listen to Thrust by Herbie Hancock, Mike Clark on drums and Paul Jackson on bass.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFcpBB4Yy_M

There's just a preview of it.

willwelsh816
07-30-2009, 06:47 PM
as much as I like funk, I hate being rickrolled.


I pray that this is the same Rick we are talking about, or this was a very embarrasing post :(

hippotato7
07-30-2009, 06:52 PM
inb4 Chapelle