Kool & the Gang

Formed as a jazz ensemble in the mid-'60s, Kool & the Gang became one of the most inspired and influential funk units during the '70s, and one of the most popular R&B groups of the '80s after their breakout hit "Celebration" in 1979. Just as funky as James Brown or Parliament (and sampled almost as frequently), Kool & the Gang relied on their jazz backgrounds and long friendship to form a tightly knit group with the interplay and improvisation of a jazz outfit, plus the energy and spark of a band with equal ties to soul, R&B, and funk.

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  1. 9/1/2014 2:37:11 AMCelebrationhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/celebration/id1956900?i=1956898&uo=5
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  5. 8/27/2014 11:31:37 AMCelebrationhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/celebration/id1956900?i=1956898&uo=5
  6. 8/26/2014 6:39:29 PMCelebrationhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/celebration/id1956900?i=1956898&uo=5
  7. 8/26/2014 1:51:04 AMCelebrationhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/celebration/id1956900?i=1956898&uo=5
  8. 8/20/2014 5:02:43 PMCelebrationhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/celebration/id1956900?i=1956898&uo=5