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Rick James: Sex, Street Smarts and Success

Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 24 June 1982

SAUSALITO, CA — Rick James Lies sleeping on the plush burgundy velvet seat in the back of the long black limousine. It has been forty-eight hours since he last slept. Nonstop work on his new album, Throwin' Down, and a night spent partying and scheming with Sly Stone have finally taken their toll.

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