RAY PARKER JR. vs. HUEY LEWIS

RAY PARKER JR. - STUDIO SESSIONS GUITARIST, RECORDING ENGINEER and PRODUCER 

Ray Parker began his musical journey by learning guitar and quickly excelled in all endeavors music and performance. By the time he turned 18, Parker had already been playing with famous legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder (Appears as session guitarist on Stevie's 15th and 16th albums Talking Book and Innervisions). Ray Parker had also performed with popular artists such as Barry White, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock and The Temptations.


Ray Parker also ARRANGED and PRODUCED the POPULAR JAM "Sweat (Til You Get Wet) by the 80's Funk group BRICK! Take a listen to this groovy Parker-influenced track engineered, recorded and mastered at Ray Parker studio Ameraycan in Los Angeles, California in 1981. Ray Parker's studio soon became one of the top mixing studios in the United States, having been used by Billy Idol, Miles Davis and even Cypress Hill.

  

"I Want A New Drug" (1983)


Huey Lewis SUED Ray Parker Jr. claiming that the song had been lifted from his own I Want A New Drug. The pair settled out of court in 1985 and Parker has retained full ownership of the song.



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