rikki st. james
Kim is a talented and widely-respected writer, show promoter and story teller. She has been in the center of the Motor City Rock scene for decades (having been born in Ypsilanti, MI and raised on alt-rock, blues, Motown and country music) and works with some of the region’s top talents, including King, Taylor, Rikki St. James and many more stellar musicians.
This week, Men Without Hats’ top Chapeau, Ivan Doroschuk will join us for a conversation about the band’s new album, Love In the Ago of War. Plus, classics from Midnight Oil, REM, Ron Rogers & Rikki St. James, The Fabulous Poodles, INXS, Taxxi, Kid Creole and the Coconuts and more.
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week.we play new music from Debora Iyall and Stan Ridgway, a rare demo by Rikki St. James with Ken Mazur
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will play new music by The Little Girls with classic alternative tracks from ABC, The Alarm, Rikki St. James, The Waitresses, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Tin Tin, Berlin and more.
Our Revenge of the 80s Radio podcast edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we talk with Paul Collins of The Beat and Co-Founder of The Nerves.
Joining us for the show is Rikki St. James, who made a brief, but memorable mark on the new wave/alt-dance scene.
Do you remember the song “Yaya” in 1982 on the Ronnie Bruce Rogers Ze Records EP Don’t Play With My Emotions? Tonight, on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will talk with the young up-and-comer who collaborated with him on the effort and sang lead, Rikki St. James.