The Original Stone City Band
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The Original Stone City Band

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Band R&B Funk

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Discography

You & I
Super Freak
Mary Jane
Bustin Out
Ghetto Life
Fire It Up
Fire & Desire
Standing At The Top

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Considered by many of their peers, as being one of the greatest live performing funk rock bands to ever hit the stage. To experience Rick James & The Stone City Band live was like an adrenaline rush of unabashed raw energy.

The Original Stone City Band is back and ready to Fire Up That Funk. For more than 2 decades; this legendary Band has provided sounds heard on recordings by Rick James, MC Hammer, Teena Marie, The Temptations, Eddie Murphy, The Mary Jane Girls, Smokey Robinson and more.

The Original Stone City Band's musical performances can be heard on countless samplings by many of today's hip hop artists; and on any given day you can watch a TV commercial; or listen to the radio; and you will hear the distinctive signature sound of Rick James' Original Stone City Band, with it's pulsating bass lines and irresistble rhythms. The Stone City Band was formed in 1978 by The King of Punk Funk, Rick James. The Band served as Rick's exclusive recording and touring band from the beginning and throughout the height of his career.

The Band was responsible for such hits as "You and I"; "Super Freak"; "Mary Jane"; "Bustin Out"; "Ghetto Life"; "Fire It Up"; "Fire and Desire"; "Standing On The Top"; "All Night Long"; "Boys"; and "In My House"; among a few.

The Band has been televised at The Grammy Awards, The American Music Awards, The Soul Train Music Awards, Saturday Night Live; and Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years Eve.

The Band's recording efforts produced numerous gold and platinum albums, including three albums for the Motown Label: "Meet The Stone City Band"; "In 'N' Out"; and "The Boys Are Back".

THE BAD BOYS OF FUNK ARE BACK as Rick James' Original Stone City Band: A Tribute 2 Rick James.

The Band is recording a new album and touring as a tribute to celebrate the life, music and legacy of their leader, mentor and friend, Rick James. Some performances will include The Mary Jane Girls.