32 news items tagged as glow:

Photo of the Day
December 12, 2012 12:21 pm
A little heat for your winter day...  MORE
May 19, 2014 9:03 am
"Glow is at its strongest not when the band is vamping, but when Rick James is crooning." - Roy Trakin, Creem 1985  MORE
May 21, 2014 9:01 am
"You beautiful things, you beautiful things!" Glow, was released today in 1985. Get Rick's whole story in his autobiography of the same name, available to preorder now!   MORE
Quote of the Day
June 27, 2014 7:34 am
"Marvin's story is incredible. But wait until you hear mine." - Rick James to David Ritz. Get the whole story in GLOW. Pre-order now:
Quote of the Day
June 30, 2014 7:42 am
"Between Parliament and Prince, Rick carried the banner of black pop over that fertile territory known as funk. As the seventies melted into the eighties, he was bad, superbad, the baddest of the bad." - David Ritz. Get the whole story:
Today is the Day
July 8, 2014 10:11 am
Today is the day. Get your copy of Glow AND Rick James' entire catalog, with several albums available for the first time ever digitally, on iTunes now.
Lets see what youve got!
July 14, 2014 8:44 am
Post a 15 second video of you reading an excerpt from GLOW: The Autobiography of Rick James to Instagram or YouTube for your chance to win Rick James' whole catalog as a digital download from iTunes.
Lets see what youve got
July 16, 2014 9:00 am
Post a 15 second video of you reading an excerpt from GLOW: The Autobiography of Rick James to Instagram or YouTube for your chance to win Rick James' whole catalog as a digital download from iTunes.  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 1, 2014 4:43 pm
"After reading Rick James' autobiography, he was probably more Rock, more arrogant, more brash... Rick James, I feel is worthy of it." - Questlove on the induction of funk artists to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Jay Balfour at HipHopDX, 2014. Get the book:

7:48 am
It's the last big beach weekend of the year. GLOW better be in your beach bag!
September 3, 2014 8:23 am
Which story in GLOW did you find most surprising?
Quote of the Day
September 19, 2014 8:07 am
"I get out and fire up the funk to where the riot squad is lined up in the front of the stage. Doesn't matter that the audience is German; those motherfuckers know every word to my every song." James on Rockpalast in Germany, 1982. Read more in Rick's autobiography "Glow"   MORE
December 15, 2014 7:13 am
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the funkiest person in your life? How about putting GLOW under the tree?  MORE
Rick James in the Early Days
December 19, 2014 7:41 am
"I had fallen through the cracks of the two worlds of pop music - black and white - knowing that I could do both those styles with originality and skill." Read more about how he became The King Of Punk Funk:
Stay Warm
December 22, 2014 7:17 am
How did Rick stay warm in the cold winter nights of Sweden? Find out:
December 26, 2014 8:25 am
Didn't get a copy of GLOW under the Christmas Tree? No worries. Tag the person in the comments on our FB page that you're spending New Year's with and we'll select two people to win copies of the book.
January 9, 2015 9:32 am
Rick on one of his inspirations: "And naturally, I never stopped learned from Tower of Power's main inspiration, James Brown. The Godfather was the grease, the grit, and guts of groove-centric R&B." - from "Glow".  MORE
Quote of the Day
January 28, 2015 8:03 am
"My productions usually start with a bass line of my invention. Because I think in bass, my songs are born from the bottom up." - Rick James in "Glow".  MORE
Quote of the Day
January 30, 2015 7:44 am
Rick in Rick's words: "A rebel, a renegade, an artist-singer-writer-producer-bandleader intent on branding my identity in the most dramatic terms." - from "Glow".
Quote of the Day
February 16, 2015 8:19 am
"Better than pure cocaine, better than dripping-wet pussy, better than anything - the fact that I had a certified hit record was the best news I'd ever received." Rick James on You and I  MORE
Imagine this feeling:
February 25, 2015 8:22 am
"'You and I' was the most added single of the week. It was number one in Atlanta and was selling like hotcakes up and down the coast. I can't recall the guy's name, but he said he was from Motown [and told me] 'At this rate it's gonna be number one, not just R&B, but pop.'" Rick James in Glow
July 3, 2015 8:17 am
"The brash insouciance of the past has been replaced with a maturity that partakes more of classic soul stylists like Marvin Gaye, Isaac Hayes and Barry White than shouters like Little Richard or James Brown." - Creem on "Glow", 1985  MORE
July 8, 2015 7:39 am
"...a fast-paced memoir recounting his sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll exploits." - Publisher's Weekly on Rick's autobiography, "Glow" which was released this week in 2014   MORE
October 5, 2015 5:48 pm
"Everyone has a light but yours is bright, James. Yours is special... When people see your glow, they want to follow it. Your glow can illuminate others." - Malcom Erni's wise words to young Rick  MORE
July 8, 2016 9:15 am
"Intriguing as a pipe-filled motel-room breakdown." - Rolling Stone  MORE
Quote of the Day
July 13, 2016 7:12 am
"If even half the stories in Rick James's new autobiography, 'Glow,' are true, then James led one of the most epic rock lives ever." - Rolling Stone, July 2014  MORE
Quote of the Day
December 7, 2016 10:26 am
"Tooting a fat line - in a music exec's office, in the studio, or at practically any party - was as acceptable as drinking a beer." - Rick James in "Glow"  MORE
Video of the Day
April 5, 2017 4:03 am
"That was the glow that had illuminated my life from the very start, the glow I had lost." - Rick James.   MORE
Quote of the Day
September 13, 2017 1:13 pm
"I'm ready to put these fresh feelings of love and hope right back into the grooves!"- Rick James  MORE
Quote of the Day
October 11, 2017 6:45 am
"I'm trying to get my mind and my soul together. The only way I can do that is to be as honest as I can be, to try to be the best person I can be.” - RJ  MORE
May 21, 2018 4:24 pm
Can you believe it’s been EXACTLY 33 years since Rick James released his 8th studio album, ‘Glow?’ More fun facts....  MORE
Win a copy of "Glow"!
July 9, 2018 9:04 am
"Any hack can make a lost weekend enthralling, James and Ritz can make the history of ‘Super Freak's’ four-note descending bass line as intriguing as a pipe-filled motel-room breakdown.” - Rolling Stone on GLOW, released exactly 4 years ago today!  MORE

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