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Rick James - Fire It Up Mp3

  • Performer: Rick James
  • Album: Fire It Up
  • Label: Motown
  • Catalog #: 1A 062-63364, G8-990M1
  • MP3: 1257 mb | FLAC: 2421 mb
  • Released: 1979
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Style: Soul, Funk
  • Rating: 4.0/5
  • Votes: 829
  • Category: Funk
Rick James - Fire It Up Mp3


1Fire It Up3:59
2Stormy Love2:05
3Love In The Night6:22
4When Love Is Gone7:32
5Love Gun5:44
6Lovin' You Is A Pleasure4:08
7Come Into My Life7:10


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
G8-990MIRick James Fire It Up ‎(LP, Album)GordyG8-990MIUS1979
G8-990M1Rick James Fire It Up ‎(LP, Album)GordyG8-990M1US1979
VIP-6709Rick James Fire It Up ‎(LP, Album)MotownVIP-6709Japan1979
2C 070 63364Rick James Fire It Up ‎(LP, Album)Motown, Pathé Marconi EMI2C 070 63364France1979
257·15·018Rick James Fire It Up ‎(LP, Album)Motown257·15·018Germany1979


  • Written-By, Arranged By, Co-producerRick James
  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute, HarpsichordDanny LeMelle
  • Art DirectionJohn Cabalka
  • Backing BandThe Stone City Band
  • Backing VocalsJulia Waters, Maxine Waters, Pat Henderson, The Colored Girls
  • Backing Vocals [The Colored Girls]Jackie Ruffin, Lisa Sarna
  • Bass GuitarOscar Alston
  • DesignGinny Livingston
  • DrumsLanise Hughes
  • Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Guitar [6-string], Acoustic GuitarTom McDermott
  • EngineerTom Flye [Super Flye]
  • Engineer [Assistant]Rick Sanchez, Russell Curtis
  • HandclapsCalifornia St. Clair, Cliff Ervin, Danny LeMelle, Greg Levias, Jackie Ruffin, John Ervin, Levi Ruffin, Lisa Sarna, Dr. Rachelle L. James, Susie Ervin, Tom McDermott, Winston L. Allen
  • Keyboards, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Greg Levias
  • Mastered ByJim Sintetos
  • Percussion, Electronic Drums [Syndrums]Shondu Akiem
  • Photography ByRon Slenzak
  • Synthesizer, Synthesizer [Strings Ensemble], Percussion, Backing Vocals, Co-producer [Production Assistant]Levi Ruffin
  • TromboneJohn Ervin
  • Trumpet, FlugelhornCliff Ervin
  • Typography [Lettering]Michael Manoogian
  • Written-By, Arranged By, Producer, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Organ, Harpsichord, Timbales, Timpani [Tympani], Electronic Drums [Syndrums], Drums, Percussion, Words By, Music ByRick James


Made in Holland
Ⓟ 1979 Motown Record Corporation
Written, Arranged & Produced by Rick James
Jobete Anagon

Rick James and The Stone City Band "Funkology"

All Songs © 1979 Jobete Music Company, Inc & Stone City Music Co (ASCAP)

Marketed, manufactured and distributed by EMI
Printed in Holland℗ 1979, © 1979 & Trademark Motown Record Corporation, Hollywood, California 90028, All Rights Reserved, Printed in U.S.A.

All songs published by Jobete Music Company, Inc. & Stone City Music Company (ASCAP)
A product of Motown Record Corp.

Recorded at The Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California

Maxine Waters & Julia Waters appear courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.

Printed inner sleeve with all credits and lyrics.


  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 062-63364-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 062-63364-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): 062-63364-A//42125-1Y C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): 062-63364-B//42126-1Y 2
  • Matrix / Runout (A): G8-990M1A
  • Matrix / Runout (B): G8-990M1B


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Published By – Jobete-Anagon
  • Published By – Jobete Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Stone City Music Co.
  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Manufactured By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Published By – Jobete Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Stone City Music