Shortly after Rick James’ release from Folsom prison, he hit the road to get back in the swing of things.

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We talked about his stint at Folsom, the life he was living that led to his arrest, the tour, music of old and music of the day from Prince to Puffy – as he was referred to during that era – The Grateful Dead, Teena Marie, recording independently and keeping his family close to him.

I was blessed to see Rick perform numerous times, and had the fortune to speak with him three times during my years as a journalist. Due to technical difficulties, the first didn’t get recorded, this interview is the second…

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