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Rickie Lee Jones: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, February 1983

IT'S ALREADY well known how the great Casting Director in the sky limited women to a few suffocating roles in American popular culture: the mother ...

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Rickie Lee Jones (1991)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, October 1991

The boho queen talks about her covers album Pop Pop, songwriting and song choices, working with Don Was and her unlikely friendship with Scotland's The Blue Nile

File format: mp3; file size: 30.5mb; Interview length: 33' 16"; sound quality: **

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Rickie Lee Jones

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, June 1979

About the crassest tag anyone has tried to hang on Rickie Lee Jones is that she’s "the female Tom Waits". It is also the kind ...

Rickie Lee Jones: The Roxy, Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, June 1979

CHUCK E.’S IN the audience. Got up just in time for the show. No doubt Chuck E.’s also in love. He’s definitely in business. The ...

Sheet Music

Essay by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, July 1982

IS EVERYTHING AS wonderful as it seems in the current reiteration of the Song? ...

American Pirate On The Rocks: Rickie Lee Jones

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, July 1983

On a rare visit from her new home in France, Rickie Lee Jones lays down her cutlass and beret to discuss the songwriter's art, dissect ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Girl At Her Volcano

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, October 1983

IT SEEMS APT that Rickie Lee Jones's Girl At Her Volcano begins at a point near the end of her live set ("We love you!" ...

Rickie Lee Jones: The Magazine (Warner Bros)

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, October 1984

For song, as sung by you, is ... notWooing of something finally attained.Far other is the breath of real singing.An aimless breath. A stirring in ...

The World According to Rickie Lee Jones

Interview by Mark Leviton, BAM, December 1984

RICKIE LEE Jones is telling a story on the radio: "In the dreamscape where you write, there are people who shadow you. Like I have ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Flying Cowgirl

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Elle, September 1989

RICKIE LEE Jones's first album in five years, Flying Cowboys, offers a ride on one of those coin-operated broncos most of us rode when we ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Keeping Her Cool

Profile and Interview by Mark Cooper, Guardian, The, October 1989

Shot to stardom 10 years ago, Rickie Lee Jones has fought her way back – no less cool but much more confident. Mark Cooper reports ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Flying Cowboys

Review by Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, November 1989

Flying Cowboys simultaneously bears the distinctive mark of Rickie Lee Jones's wild, unruly talent and continues the steady process by which her art is achieving ...

Rickie Lee Jones

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Guardian, The, March 1991

AS ANY OF the fans who have helped to sell out her shows in London and Glasgow this weekend will know, Rickie Lee Jones likes ...

Rickie Lee Jones: The War Of The Berets

Interview by Rob Steen, MOJO, November 1993

England gives Rickie Lee Jones the creeps. We are unkind, unhappy, un-rhythmic, tight-arsed and extremely white. ...

Rickie Lee Jones Follows Own Beat

Interview by Charles Bermant, USA Today, June 1997

IT HAS BEEN 18 years since Rickie Lee Jones breezed in with the eccentric bop of 'Chuck E.'s in Love'. A one-hit wonder on radio, ...

Keeping Up With Rickie Lee Jones

Interview by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, June 2000

SINCE HER 1979 emergence, Rickie Lee Jones has always whipped myriad influences into her own musical blender. Now she's turning the tables. ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Life On The Edge

Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, August 2000

"EVERYBODY," Rickie Lee Jones sang on her 1997 album Ghostyhead, "starts out pure, starts out ridiculous, starts out beautiful..." And then? And then, says Jones ...

Rickie Lee Jones at the Jazz Cafe

Live Review by Ian Penman, Guardian, The, February 2001

RICKIE LEE JONES is something of an anomaly. Her latest album, It's Like This, has just been nominated for a Grammy – but how many ...

Rickie Lee Jones: The Devil in Miss Jones

Profile and Interview by Andy Gill, Independent, The, January 2004

Rickie Lee Jones has always had her demons - and now she's living in the America of George Bush and Jeffrey Dahmer. ...

Album by Album: Rickie Lee Jones

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, December 2009

THOUGH SHE will always carry the pop albatross that was her Top 5 hit 'Chuck E's in Love' (1979), Rickie Lee Jones remains one of ...

Rickie Lee Jones: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Rob Steen, Rock's Backpages, November 2011

FIRST, A HEALTH WARNING: if you are prone to cringe, foam or rage at reviews that put emotion first and last, and make no attempt ...

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