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Rare Video: Mary Jane Girls brief interview by Dick Clark on American Bandstand, 1985

Updated: Jun 23, 2018

In the 1980s the R&B, soul, funk group Mary Jane Girls were known for: a) being protégées of Rick James; b) their hit song ‘In My House’; c) their stage persona “characters” essentially their names and attire.

In 1985 ‘In My House’ was in the top 10 on the Billboard Charts and it reached #1 on the US Dance charts. After performing this hit on American Bandstand, the shows host Dick Clark did a brief interview with the girls (Corvette, Candi, JoJo, Maxi) about their look, their songs and tour, having Rick James as a producer and more. This 3:06 rare video captures it all. Check it out!

You can listen to tunes from Mary Jane Girls along with other great artists from the 1980s, on Dusty Discs Radio.

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