August 7, 2004

YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO BET ON THE LONGEVITY OF A SUPER FREAK:

Rick James; funk legend's biggest hit was 'Super Freak' (Chicago Sun Times, August 7, 2004)

Funk legend Rick James, best known for the 1981 hit ''Super Freak'' before his career disintegrated amid drug use and violence that sent him to prison, died in his sleep Friday, said publicist Sujata Murthy. He was 56.

He gave naturalized hair a bad name.

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 7, 2004 2:30 PM
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