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Bama

Bama is a studio room band from Muscles Shoals, AL, featuring Terry Skinner and J.L. Wallace that have scored a minor strike in 1979 with “Contact Me When We’re Dance.”

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Osaka Monaurail

Shaped in 1992 in Osaka, Japan, and called following the J.B.’s’ basic 1975 funk monitor “(IT ISN’T the Express) It is the J.B.’s Monaurail,” Osaka Monaurail had been originally a 20-piece big-band funk clothing, although items streamlined some when the music group began working the neighborhood club and pub circuit …

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Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign

Carl Davis, better known for his collaborations with Tyrone Davis, was this Chicago band’s maker. Guitarist Lloyd Thomas, keyboardists Michael Woods and George Dennie, bassist Lester Johnson, and drummer Dwayne Gavin supported vocalists Pamela Tanner and Tony Roberts. But all of this didn’t result in anything musically constant or long-lasting. …

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Dennis Richardson

Keyboardist/songwriter Dennis Richardson wrote Quick Funk’s seminal classics “Zero Stoppin’ That Rockin’,” “Everybody,” (co-wrote), “Slap Slap Lickedy Lap,” the skaters’ beloved “Gotta LIKE THIS” (co-wrote), and “It’s Your Like on My Brain.” For the band’s coach singer/songwriter/manufacturer Bunny Sigler, he co-wrote “Incidentally You Dance,” aswell as “I’ll Preserve You Warm” …

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Shotgun

A Detroit funk group whose excitement didn’t pay back in hit singles. Trumpeter Richard Sebastian, saxophonist Greg Ingram, keyboardist/business lead guitarist Billy Talbert, guitarist Ernest Latimore, bassist Larry Austin, drummer/vocalist Tyrone Steels, and percussionist Leslie Carter produced entertaining tunes in the very best Ohio Players/Slave/Cameo setting but by no means …

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Ballin’ Jack

A jazz-rock instrumental sextet of the first ’70s that charted briefly using its debut recording Ballin’ Jack as well as the solitary “NET.”

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Honky

Not to end up being confused using the 1990 U.K. vocal band of the same name, the initial 1970s-period Honky, also from Britain, was formed in the center of that 10 years by vocalist Ray Othen, drummer Bob White colored, guitarist Trevor Cummins, bassist Cliff Barks, and saxophonists Ron Taylor, …

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The Impellers

The Impellers’ sound is steeped in the classic heavy funk and soul sounds from the later ’60s and early ’70s, with some Afrobeat and Latin thrown set for good measure. Previously referred to as Ed Meme & the Forms, the ten-piece — “Female” Clair Witcher, Glenn Fallows (aka Ed Meme), …

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Bill Johnson

Background vocalist Costs Johnson is a sidekick of Bootsy Collins and therefore found himself popular for everyone that entails, such as for example sessions with Adam Dark brown, Funkadelic, the P-Funk All Stars, and a related outfit fronted by trombonist Fred Wesley. Johnson’s vocal gymnastics helped make a structure entitled …

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Mandré

Active through the past due ’70s and early ’80s, Mandré was a Motown-supported alias of one-man funk music group Michael Andre Lewis. Before making his helmeted funk hero possible, the Omaha, Nebraska indigenous was a close associate of Pal Miles, caused LaBelle and Johnny Electric guitar Watson, and led the …

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