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Mary Jane Girls, The

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Rick James' Case Of Life Or Death

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 7 October 1980

Our Punk Funk hero has a new perspective on life following his recent hospitalisation. He's had to readjust his lifestyle as it became a case ...

Mary Jane Girls: Candy Girls

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 14 May 1983

WHEN RICK James auditions hopefuls for a new all-girl group, it's the look that counts. In other words, he uses a tape measure, not a ...

The Mary Jane Girls: Rick's Chicks

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 31 May 1983

Any Rick James backing group is sure to be talented, suggestive and female! However, there's more to the Mary Jane Girls than at first meets ...

There's No Town Like Motown

Report and Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 30 July 1983

25 years on the dancefloor, Tamla Motown is still the black music label. In the '60s, their motto was 'The Sound Of Young America' — then hard ...

Mary Jane Girls: Only Four You (Gordy ZL 72341)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 27 April 1985

THE MARY Jane Girls are like the girlfriend who invites you back for coffee and just gives you the coffee. Plenty of hints but no ...

Mary Jane Girls: Only Four You (Motown)

Review by Laura Fissinger, Record, July 1985

THIS WAS originally planned as a funny record review. Then I listened to the record. ...

The Rick James Interview: The Buffalo Man Takes Aim...

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 9 July 1985

David Nathan conducts a very sober and enlightening interview with the former Wild Man of Funk whose drug and alcohol abuse took him to the ...

Rick James: "I Was Having Seizures"

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 13 July 1985

...this is a public admission by Rick James, naughty boy of soul who up till now has been getting high on more than the charts, ...

Rick James: Glow (Motown)/Mary Jane Girls: Only Four You (Gordy)

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, August 1985

TO CROSSOVER or not to crossover, that is the question. Just a few short years ago, it looked like Buffalo-born Rick James would parlay his ...

Mary Jane Girls Can't Help It

Interview by Roy Trakin, Creem, October 1985

LOS ANGELES — Ah, the pleasures of pulchritude!! To be surrounded by two members of Rick James's musical wet dream, the salacious Mary Jane Girls: ...

see also Rick James


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