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NY-DELL (dell)
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Post Number: 40
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 2:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

OK, we've talked about Kings and Queens, now let's talk about armies....who do you guys think were the best bands of the 60's 70's 80's and early 90's
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Kdubya (paladin)
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Post Number: 133
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 4:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

In no particular order, since you were not real clear on the "bands" (music vs vocals)I had a little difficulty includng some of the ones below but what the hell I enjoyed them all.....

Earth Wind Fire
Dazz Band
Fatback
Ohio Players
Slave
Time
Switch
Commodores
Isleys 3+3
Parliment-Funkadelic
JB's
Brass Construction
Chic
Frankie Beverly & Maze

Kdubya
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~medusa~ (~medusa)
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Post Number: 330
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 4:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

All of the above and let's not 4get The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, War, Bar Kays, LTD, and GAP Bands...
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SoniT (sonit)
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Post Number: 30
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 5:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

All of the above and I'll add Tower of Power.
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~medusa~ (~medusa)
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 5:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

All of the above and the SOS Band...
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~medusa~ (~medusa)
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Post Number: 333
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~~~Cool & The Gang
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NY-DELL (dell)
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 6:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

What about the Nite-Liters, War, Sly and the Family Stone, Graham Central Station, Lakeside, Ohio Players, Fat Larry's Band
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NY-DELL (dell)
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 6:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Chicago, AWB, The Becker Bros., Tierra,
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NY-DELL (dell)
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K.C and the Sunshine Band, Soul II Soul, LTD, New Birth. Taste of Honey, Neville Bros., Brothers Johnson, Chic, Al Hudson One Way, Dr, Buzzard & The Savannah Band......."WOW" were there Bands in the 60's or did they all wait for the 70's & 80's. Betcha Eli would Know
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Kev-Lo (7273747576)
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Post Number: 154
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 7:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi this is Kev-Lo great threat NY-DELL
1960's
Magnificent Men
Sly And The Family Stone
Rare Earth
Booker T. And The MG's
Dyke And The Blazers
Jimi Hendricks Experience
The Who
The Beach Boy's

The 1970's Too Many But I Will Name A Few
Earth,Wind And Fire
Kool And The Gang
Bar-Kay's
K- Gee's
New Birth
Mandrill
Commadores
A.W.B.
JB's
LTD
Chocolate Milk
Cameo
Raydio
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 194
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 7:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Ditto All of the above!!!! Ooh NY-Dell, What cha' know about Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band:-):-):, I love them!! Medusa- Watts 103rd:-):-)
Love them too!
Brick-(anyone remember the instr.Southern Sunset?)
Mass Production-
TwennyNine f/Lenny White-
Gary Toms Empire-
Salsoul Orchestra-
Instant Funk-
Skyy-
The FUNK BROS.:-):-)-
Dynasty-
MFSB:-):-)-
Confunkshun-
Zapp-
The Crusaders-for the real Ol'Sch. Jazz Crusaders
Osibisa-
Mandrill-
The Counts-
The Blackbyrds-
Cymande-
That's all for now!!!:-):-):-)
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 195
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 7:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

OOOHHH, The Begining Of The End-!!
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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
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Post Number: 1450
Registered: 4-2004
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Hey Hey Hey!!!

Re Re, I used to love Southern Sunset. It was the flip of Dazz & that was one mellow jam!!! I liked their ballad That's What It's All About from the Good High LP as well.

What about Indian Summer Love by Con Funk Shun? Sunshower by Dr Buzzard was simply great. Though their 2nd Lp: Sr Buzzards Savannah Band Meets King Pnett was a huge disappointment, that 1st LP was great. I loved Skyy, especially their ballads When You Touch Me, Let's Touch & Real Love. Then of course there was High, Easy, Call Me, Let's Celebrate, Let Love Shine, Show Me The Way To Go & my favorite, Here's To You!

As for Mandrill, I loved Too Late, Fencewalk, Get It All & one of the funkiest jams ever, Can You Get It (Suzie Ceasar)!

How about Parliament & Get Off Your A** & Jam?
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 200
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Juice, see now that's what I'm talking about!!:-):-)
I LOVE that song, and yes, it was the flip side of DAZZ, my mother had the 45-LOL!!!! Ditto on Confunkshun, what about "Ill Set You Out, Ok? You can't forget Dr. Buzzard's- "Ill Play The Fool For You & Cher Che Le Femme? Also, they were a group, but Side Effect was BAD!!! I liked
Gorgy Porgy, The Lord's Prayer,Goin' Bananas(pre Miki Howard) & The Loneliest Man In Town. Where is August these days? Also his spin off band The L.A. Boppers- Is This The Best. Whew, I'm on a roll, stop ME!!!:-):-):-)
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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
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Post Number: 1453
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 10:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Re Re,

I could go for hours about this. There's just too much great music from those days.

Got me sprung dere girrrlll :-)

Damn, you think like a New Yorker!!!
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 203
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Posted on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 10:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

LOL!!!!!!!! YOU are CORRECT!!!
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Destruction (destruction)
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Post Number: 188
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 12:12 am:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'd like to add a group I discovered in this forum:

Brainstorm - very versatile, talented and underrated.

NYDell,
loved your opening comments.
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 215
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 12:17 am:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Yes, Destruction! A lot of groups that I haven't heard in a long time, that were not as popular, I sometimes forget what they sang. Then when I hear it, it's like "Oh Yeah, I remember them!"
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Kev-Lo (7273747576)
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Post Number: 159
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 2:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi this is Kev-Lo Hi Charise Gary Tom's Empire was indeed a great band even though they did'nt make too many cuts but how about
T-connection
Strikers
Machine
Sun
G.Q.
The Meters
Black Smoke
Roger Moore And Miami
Crown Heights Affair
Kid Creo And The Coconuts
Rim Shots
Pocketts
Jimmy Castor Bunch
Roger And The Zapp Band
Elcoco
Faze-O
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Rick (bassik4)
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Hi Y'all,
I'm in agreement with you.
Earth,Wind and Fire
Chicago (different vibe)
Parliament/Funkadelic
Ohio Players
Jimmy Castor Bunch
Fatback Band
Pleasure
Tower of Power
AWB
ZAPP
Kool & The Gang
Con Funk Shun
GQ
They'll never be bands like that for a while. Bring back da funk!
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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Post Number: 226
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 4:19 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

DANG, Kev Lo, I remember most of those bands:-):-):-) Some that I forgot to include in my post!!!!!!
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Manny (manny)
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Post Number: 266
Registered: 4-2004
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 7:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Booker T & The MG's
Junior Walker & The All-Stars
Sly & The Family Stone
The Meters
MFSB
Ramsey Lewis Trio
Crusaders
Pleasure
Gaz
Azymuth
Trammps
Instant Funk
People's Choice
Fania All-Stars
Earth Wind & Fire
LTD
Atlantic Starr
Commodores
Sound Experience
Pucho
Mandrill
Blackbyrds
pazant brothers
Jimmy Castor Bunch
Ohio Players
Kool & The Gang
Light Of The World / Incognito / Beggar & Co
Breakfast band
Fat Larry's Band
Irakere
Barrabás
Material
S.O.U.L.
...

I can't stop to name bands that at one time or another betwen 60's to 90's have had a good one.
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Gary (gary)
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Posted on Saturday, July 24, 2004 - 10:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

All of the above. I saw someone mention K.C. and the Sunshine Band. I never cared much for their music because I always thought it was too AM radio-Top 40-pop oriented. But when I saw them perform live, they made a believer out of me. They put on one hell of a show.
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NY-DELL (dell)
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I hope I'm wrong, maybe, just maybe I overlooked it....but I don't recall seeing anyone name "The Funk Brothers",
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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
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Post Number: 1475
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Hey NY Dell,

I think that most of the folks were considering bands who recorded & toured for self. As the Funks notoriety was in the studio, I think that we were coming from the performers who recorded under their own aegis, as opposed to those who were primarily Studio house bands.
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David Shettler (bigd_fortune)
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Please include:<br>
The Lyman Woodard Organization<br>
Maulawi<br>
Nathaniel Mayer & Bobby Franklin's Insanity
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Kdubya (paladin)
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Post Number: 135
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Great great bands ya'll I certainly forgot a few......Ooops... how could I have forgotten "The Invisible Mans Band".......and "The Sons of Slum"( they were fronted by a young Finis Henderson)........

Kdubya ;-)
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SDF (handsome)
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Post Number: 271
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Finis Henderson...hmm I have a Motown 45 of him singing "Skip To My Lou"!

Handsome
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Kdubya (paladin)
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Yeah you're right Handsome both bands were from Chicago, I have the Skip to My Lou release it was on the B side of The Temptations extended mix(promo copy) of "Surface Thrills".......

Finis and the group were mainstays on the southside back in the Day, High Chapparall, Guys and Gals and even Keymans Club on the Westside.
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Charise (mistrivia1)
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NY-DELL, got 'em covered in my earlier post!!:-):-):-)
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Manny (manny)
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Hi again,

Some bands (I think) previously not mentioned:
(this is not a competition, only a salutable game, friends!)

-Rythm Heritage
-Rufus
-Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio
-Level 42
-Ingram
-One Way
-Change
-T-Conection
-Chambers brothers
-Ujima / Anglo Saxon Brown / Silk
-Jaggerz
-Joe Quatterman
-Soul Survivors (as a "selfcontained", except for srings & horns, band, I believe)
-Lynx
-D.D. Sound
-Lakeside
-BT Express
-Funk Inc.
-Avenue B Boogie Band
-Aurra
-Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers
-United 8
-Force Of Nature
-Yellow Sunshine
-Spiritual Concept
-Blaze

(That's All Folks, by now) To be continued...

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