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Gap Band: Gap Band VI (Total Experience Records) ****

Davitt Sigerson, Rolling Stone, 28 March 1985

LEON RUSSELL took the three Wilson brothers out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and L.A. entrepreneur Lonnie Simmons made them funk stars as the Gap Band. Beginning as canny imitators (P-Funk for grooves; Earth, Wind and Fire for the smoochers), they have evolved a dark, compelling style all their own, yet they await the recognition they deserve.

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