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Ray Parker Jr. gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Detroit's Ray Parker Jr., famous for his 1984 hit "Ghostbusters," received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week. Parker, known for being a great guitar player, will turn 60 in May.

Parker has worked with several of the legends in the business, including Barry White and Stevie Wonder.

In 1977, Parker formed the group Raydio. "Jack and Jill" and "You Can't Change That," were two of their early hits. Later came "Two Places At the Same Time," "That Old Song" and "A Woman Needs Love."

In 1982, Parker went solo, charting songs like, "The Other Woman," "Let Me Go," "Bad Boy," "I Still Can't Get Over Loving You" and "Jamie."

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