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Kool and the Gang

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Kool & The Gang (1986)

Interview by Simon Witter, Rock's Backpages Audio, December 1986

The Bell boys talk about the road from hard funk to pop-funk, changes of personnel, their jazz roots and describe a year in the life of the band.

File format: mp3; file size: 35.8mb, interview length: 39' 07" sound quality: **

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Kool And The Gang

Profile by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, September 1971

CONSIDERING THAT Kool & The Gang have only ever had one British release they have an incredible following. That release – well over a year ...

The J.B.'s: Doing It To Death (People); Kool & The Gang: Wild And Peaceful (D-lite)

Review by Wayne Robins, Zoo World, January 1974

IF THERE'S two movie theatres in your town, and one is showing some foreign art movie like Elvira Madigan or The Heartbreak Kid and the ...

Kool The Brand Leader In Funky Stuff

Report and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, NME, March 1974

KOOL AND the Gang are just about the biggest thing on the Southern (of England that is) soul scene at the monent, and they're even ...

The Kay-Gee's

Profile by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, September 1975

IF YOU'RE talking of funky disco groups today, you're sure to mention Kool & the Gang, B.T. Express, the Fatback Band – and the Kay-Gees. ...

Kool and the Gang: Spirit Of The Boogie; Ohio Players: Honey

Review by Richard Williams, Let It Rock, December 1975

OCCUPYING ROUGHLY the same area in the impressively wide spectrum of contemporary Black music, these two orchestras both play for dancers but nevertheless perform entirely ...

Kool And The Gang: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Cliff White, NME, October 1976

DO YOU ever feel out of touch? Secure in the calm of your own head while all about you are losing theirs. It's a disquieting ...

Kool and The Gang: The Gang's Still Kool Baby

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, May 1977

Kool & the Gang have been through a period of transition recently and undergone personnel changes. But in continuing with their Disco-Funk material they're still ...

Kool And The Gang at the Apollo Theatre, London

Live Review by Lloyd Bradley, NME, 1982

WHEN THE American Funk Band Of The Month comes to town it doesn't really matter who they are as long as they're on the Robbie ...

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