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Ray Parker Jr.

Ray Parker Jr.

7 articles


Rick James, Ray Parker Jr.: Forum, Inglewood CA

Live Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 23 August 1982


Ray Parker Jr.: The Other Woman (Arista)

Review by Laura Fissinger, Creem, September 1982

IF SOFT FUNK is Ray Parker's main squeeze, the other woman is rock 'n roll — dirty, white boy, garage gi-tar, thump and hump rock ...

Ray Parker, Jr.: Woman Out Of Control (Arista)

Review by Mark Rowland, Musician, February 1984

RAY PARKER, Jr. is a riddle. He's a black, crossover auteur who writes, produces, arranges and pretty much performs everything on his records, claims Motown ...

The Synthesizer: Instrument, Not The Player, Changes Music

Report and Interview by Vernon Gibbs, Billboard, 16 June 1984

HERBIE HANCOCK, Kashif, and Ray Parker Jr praise the impact of the synthesizer on black music, feeling its unlimited sound potential and ability to provide ...

Ray Parker Jr.: from sideman to lady's man

Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 27 September 1984

'Ghostbusters' is his latest chartbuster ...

Soundtracks Thrived in Summer of '85

Report by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 21 November 1985

Arranged marriages between movies and rock & roll produced spectacular results ...

Who you gonna call? 118 118

Comment by Johnny Sharp, The Guardian, 4 April 2009

Ray Parker Jr is the latest ad/pop crossover. Johnny Sharp wants more ...

see also Raydio


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