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Rick James Rock/Soul/Pop artist dead
KCAL LA

Posted on 08/06/2004 12:01:54 PM PDT by freedumb2003

Breaking... thats all they said..


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: 2004obituary; charliemurphy; fireanddesire; fivefingerssaytoface; habituallinestepper; helluvadrug; imrickjames; imrickjameshillary; obituaries; obituary; rickjames; sheblewmymind69x; superfreak
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1 posted on 08/06/2004 12:01:54 PM PDT by freedumb2003
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To: freedumb2003

Cocaine?


2 posted on 08/06/2004 12:02:27 PM PDT by HAL9000
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To: freedumb2003

Natural causes no doubt. </ sarcasm>


3 posted on 08/06/2004 12:02:36 PM PDT by zarf
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To: freedumb2003

Cocaine is a helluva drug.


4 posted on 08/06/2004 12:02:37 PM PDT by Xenalyte (I love this job more than I love taffy, and I'm a man who loves his taffy.)
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To: freedumb2003

Whoa.


5 posted on 08/06/2004 12:02:56 PM PDT by Skooz (My Biography: Psalm 40:1-3)
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To: freedumb2003
Finally busted out of L7.

RIP Slick Rick...

6 posted on 08/06/2004 12:03:02 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: freedumb2003

Cocain is a hell of a drug.

Has someone broken the news to Charlie Murphy?


7 posted on 08/06/2004 12:03:28 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: freedumb2003

Let me be the first: "Rick James is dead, b*tch!"


8 posted on 08/06/2004 12:03:49 PM PDT by Siouxz (Freepers are the best!!)
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To: skeeter

I should have said "Funk" artist.

You mean I finally got a scoop on FR???

Thats why I posted so fast -- I am trying to get more info.


9 posted on 08/06/2004 12:03:57 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I want to die in my sleep like Gramps -- not yelling and screaming like those in his car)
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To: HAL9000

He used to play in a band with Neil Young in Canada.

He was in the fast lane........


10 posted on 08/06/2004 12:04:11 PM PDT by Mikey_1962
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To: freedumb2003

Prayers up for this troubled, wild dude.


11 posted on 08/06/2004 12:04:12 PM PDT by zarf
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To: presidio9

I am Rick James, b---


12 posted on 08/06/2004 12:04:16 PM PDT by fooman (Get real with Kim Jung Mentally Ill about proliferation)
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To: freedumb2003

Well, I never did picture him serenading the nurses at the Old Folks Home.


13 posted on 08/06/2004 12:04:18 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The Fourth Estate is a Fifth Column)
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To: freedumb2003

No. No. No.

Damnit.


14 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:00 PM PDT by small_l_libertarian
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To: freedumb2003

"Party All The Time!"


15 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:10 PM PDT by zarf
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To: freedumb2003

He was super freaky.....


16 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:12 PM PDT by Don Simmons (Like all patriots, I'll fight for your right to protest my very existence!)
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To: freedumb2003
You mean I finally got a scoop on FR???

Yep. You're in the club now.

Send my $100 and I'll show you the secret handshake.

17 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:13 PM PDT by Skooz (My Biography: Psalm 40:1-3)
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To: Siouxz; presidio9

Now he can put his muddy feet on God's couch, rather than Chappelle's.


18 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:34 PM PDT by Blzbba (John Kerry - Dawn of a New Error.)
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To: freedumb2003

"I'M DEAD BITCH!"


19 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:48 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: freedumb2003
You're Not Dave Chappelle & You're Not Funny
20 posted on 08/06/2004 12:05:50 PM PDT by gdani (Not ready for human cloning? Get ready.)
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To: finnman69

Is that from South park or something?


21 posted on 08/06/2004 12:06:16 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I want to die in my sleep like Gramps -- not yelling and screaming like those in his car)
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To: ClearCase_guy

He was a super freak ... super freaky- the kind you don't take home to mama!!! I heard he got religion last few years


22 posted on 08/06/2004 12:06:25 PM PDT by newzhawk
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To: dead

Dang, this is freaky. Someone call Linda Blair and tell her.


23 posted on 08/06/2004 12:06:31 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.)
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To: Skooz

24 posted on 08/06/2004 12:06:55 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I want to die in my sleep like Gramps -- not yelling and screaming like those in his car)
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To: freedumb2003

I'm shocked! How could this happen to such a paragon of clean living?


25 posted on 08/06/2004 12:07:23 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: zarf
"Party All The Time!"

Well, that was Eddie Murphy "singing" and James producing. :P

26 posted on 08/06/2004 12:07:46 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Siouxz
Tactless.

I like it.

Party All The Time! Even When You Dead.

27 posted on 08/06/2004 12:08:09 PM PDT by The Scourge of Yazid (...)
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To: HAL9000

I was thinking AIDS, but...you're probably right.


28 posted on 08/06/2004 12:08:19 PM PDT by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet (Some of my best friends are white, middle-class males.)
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To: pogo101

The Hot Tub, right?


29 posted on 08/06/2004 12:08:40 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I want to die in my sleep like Gramps -- not yelling and screaming like those in his car)
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To: Siouxz

30 posted on 08/06/2004 12:08:54 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: newzhawk

"She's a very freaky girrrrrl...the kind you don't take home to muthaaaaaaa"


31 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:04 PM PDT by smith288 (Verry Leftwards '04)
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To: freedumb2003

Another nice payday for the IRS.


32 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:29 PM PDT by Prost1
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To: freedumb2003


33 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:34 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: Xenalyte

My thoughts exactly!


34 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:46 PM PDT by July 4th (You need to click "Abstimmen")
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To: xsmommy

Looks like you caught him just in time.


35 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:46 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to" ;)
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To: Blzbba

What the hell are you talking about? Rick James had more sense than to put his muddy boots on somebody's couch...






...YEAH, he put his boots on the couch.


36 posted on 08/06/2004 12:09:48 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: newzhawk

Loved them and left them......


37 posted on 08/06/2004 12:10:11 PM PDT by wtc911 (6 Flags Dancing Guy is Urkel.....wanna bet?)
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To: smith288

'HE..HEY..HEY..YEAH'


38 posted on 08/06/2004 12:10:32 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: freedumb2003

May there be incense, wine and candles waiting for him. R.I.P. Rick


39 posted on 08/06/2004 12:10:50 PM PDT by babble-on
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To: smith288

I wonder if Keith Richards is next...


40 posted on 08/06/2004 12:11:12 PM PDT by mneville
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To: freedumb2003
Jeesh, damn radio is going to play funk all weekend now.
41 posted on 08/06/2004 12:11:33 PM PDT by vetvetdoug (In memory of T/Sgt. Secundino "Dean" Baldonado, Jarales, NM-KIA Bien Hoa AFB, RVN 1965)
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To: gdani; finnman69; freedumb2003; pirate
Sorry for my interruption of this powerfully moving, touching tribute to a fallen star, but...

MADDOX RULES!!!

42 posted on 08/06/2004 12:11:39 PM PDT by The Scourge of Yazid (...)
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To: freedumb2003

http://www.rickjames.com/

http://www.comedycentral.com/mp/play.php?reposid=/multimedia/chappelle/showclips_s2/204_rickjames.html


43 posted on 08/06/2004 12:11:55 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: freedumb2003
"He was a habitual line-stepper"

-- Charlie Murphy

44 posted on 08/06/2004 12:12:39 PM PDT by gdani (Not ready for human cloning? Get ready.)
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To: Mikey_1962

I had no idea about the Neil Young connection. I gather that was pre-Buffalo Springfield.


45 posted on 08/06/2004 12:12:57 PM PDT by dmz
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To: freedumb2003
You mean I finally got a scoop on FR???

Yes, its the least Rick could do...:)

46 posted on 08/06/2004 12:13:17 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: vetvetdoug
Jeesh, damn radio is going to play funk all weekend now.

Not this one, anyway.

Guess I better find my platforms and Angel's Flight bells.

47 posted on 08/06/2004 12:13:39 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I want to die in my sleep like Gramps -- not yelling and screaming like those in his car)
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To: HAL9000

There goes M.C. Hammer's source of music for his stuff.


48 posted on 08/06/2004 12:13:44 PM PDT by capt. norm (Rap is to music what the Etch-A-Sketch is to art.)
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To: freedumb2003
SUPERFREAK
49 posted on 08/06/2004 12:14:05 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet

Gone to that great Brickhouse in the sky...


50 posted on 08/06/2004 12:14:09 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks (Liberals - The Other White Meat.)
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