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Honoring Rick James on Soul School Music with Marshall Thompson-The Last Man Standing of The Chi-Lites with Stone City Band!

Join family and friends in honoring FUNK LEGEND RICK JAMES with special guests, Rick James' STONE CITY BAND!

August 6, 2018 at 5PM-PST 7-PM-CST 8PM-EST
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About Rick James:
Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, James began his musical career in his teen years in various bands and groups before entering the U.S. Navy to avoid being drafted in the early 1960s. In 1965, James deserted to Toronto, Canada, where he formed the rock band the Mynah Birds, who eventually signed a recording deal with Motown Records in 1966. James's career with the group halted after military authorities discovered his whereabouts and eventually convicted James on a one-year prison term related to the draft charges. After being released, James moved to California where he started a variety of rock and funk groups in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

After forming the Stone City Band in his hometown of Buffalo in 1977, James finally found success as a recording artist after signing with Motown's Gordy Records.

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