Personalities | Kool & The Gang | Seventies | Rock
(Vocal group, 1964–present)
A deep funk outfit founded in 1964 in New Jersey by brothers Ronald (saxophone) and Robert ‘Kool’ Bell (bass) with Robert Mickens (trumpet), Dennis Thomas (saxophone), Charles Smith (guitar) and George Brown (drums). Kool and The Gang enjoyed 13 American hits before the arrival of vocalist James ‘JT’ Taylor in 1979 prompted a change of style to disco for the international hits ‘Ladies Night’, ‘Celebration’ and ‘Get Down On It’.
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