Kool & the Gang – “Kool & the Gang” (1969)

August 7, 2008 at 1:04 am (Funk)

The first self-titled single by Kool and the Gang, long before they started having mainstream pop hits. This was back in the day when they were a serious jazzy funk band. No less a funk authorian than James Brown said in the early 70s, “They’re the second-baddest out there…they make such bad records that you got to be careful when you play a new tape on the way home from the record store. Their groove is so strong you could wreck.” 3 guesses as to which band he thought was the best.

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