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Artist Biography For Kool & The Gang

Kool & The Gang Is An American R&B/soul/funk Band Formed In Jersey City New Jersey In 1964 By Brothers Robert "Kool" Bell And Ronald Bell With Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas Robert "Spike" Mickens Charles Smith George Brown And Ricky West. They Have Undergone Numerous Changes In Personnel And Have Explored Many Musical Styles Throughout Their History Including Jazz Rhythm And Blues Soul Funk Disco Rock And Pop Music. After Settling On Their Name Following Several Changes The Group Signed To De-Lite Records And Released Their Debut Album Kool And The Gang 1969 . The Band's First Taste Of Success Came With The Release Of Their Fourth Album Wild And Peaceful 1973 Which Contained The US Top-Ten Singles "Jungle Boogie" And "Hollywood Swinging". Kool & The Gang Subsequently Entered A Period Of Decline Before They Reached A Second Commercial Peak Between 1979 And 1986 Following Their Partnership With Brazilian Musician And Producer Eumir Deodato And The Addition Of Singer James "J.T." Taylor To The Line-Up. Their Most Successful Albums Of This Period Include Ladies' Night 1979 Celebrate! 1980 And Emergency 1984 Their Highest Selling Album With Two Million Copies Sold In The US. Their Hit Singles During This Period Included "Ladies' Night" The US No. 1 "Celebration" "Get Down On It" "Joanna" "Misled" And "Cherish". The Band Continues To Perform Worldwide Including As Support For Van Halen In 2012 And Their Fiftieth-Anniversary Tour In 2014. Kool & The Gang Have Won Numerous Awards Including Two Grammy Awards Seven American Music Awards And In 2006 A Music Business Association Chairman's Award For Artistic Achievement. As Well The Band Has Been Inducted Into The New Jersey Hall Of Fame And Been Bestowed With A Mobo Award For Outstanding Achievement The Soul Train Legend Award The Marian Anderson Award And A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame. In 2007 The Band Was Inducted Into The Vocal Group Hall Of Fame. During 2018 The Bells Brown And Taylor Were Also Inducted Into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Their Discography Includes 23 Studio Albums And Almost 70 Singles. They Have Sold 7.5 Million And 4.5 Million RIAA-Certified Albums And Singles Respectively In The US. Worldwide They Have Sold 70 Million Albums. Full Wikipedia Article Https //en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/Kool_&_The_Gang Studio Albums
Kool And The Gang 1969 Music Is The Message 1972 Good Times 1972 Wild And Peaceful 1973 Light Of Worlds 1974 Spirit Of The Boogie 1975 Love & Understanding 1976 Open Sesame 1976 The Force 1977 Everybody's Dancin' 1978 Ladies' Night 1979 Celebrate! 1980 Something Special 1981 As One 1982 In The Heart 1983 Emergency 1984 Forever 1986 Sweat 1989 Unite 1992 State Of Affairs 1996 Gangland 2001 The Hits Reloaded 2004 Still Kool 2007 Kool For The Holidays 2013 Perfect Union 2021

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