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Ricky West

Ricky West
Real name
Richard Allen Westfield
Born
January 5, 1949
Died
1985
Country
United States
IPI
00063509972
00063510012
Comments
Keyboardist and vocalist. He was one of the original members of Kool & The Gang.
Member of
Kool & The Gang

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Managed by Clee J

Songs written by Ricky West

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool and The Gang October 1970
Caribbean Festival Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1975 Covered by Saturday Night Live Band
Cherish Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, J.T. Taylor, Curtis Williams, Sennie Martin, Michael Ray [US1], Ricky West, Clifford Adams [US], Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1984 Covered by (16 artists)
Chocolate Buttermilk Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1969
Electric Frog Pt. 1 Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang July 1972
Fresh Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1984 Covered by (5 artists)
Funky Man Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool and The Gang October 1970
Funky Stuff Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang September 1973 Covered by (5 artists)
Give It Up Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Ricky West, Dennis Thomas, Woody Sparrow Kool & The Gang 1969 Covered by Supercharge
Good Times Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang November 1972
Heaven at Once Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang September 1973
Hollywood Swinging Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang September 1973 Covered by (4 artists)
Jungle Boogie Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang September 1973 Covered by (8 artists)
Jungle Jazz Robert "Kool" Bell, Donald Boyce, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1975
Kool & The Gang Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1969 Covered by (2 artists)
Let's Go Dancin' (Ooh La La La) Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Eumir Deodato, J.T. Taylor, Curtis Williams, Michael Ray [US1], Ricky West, Clifford Adams [US], Amir Bayyan, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1982 Covered by (3 artists)
Let the Music Take Your Mind Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1969 Covered by (3 artists)
Life Is What You Make It Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang September 1973
Music Is the Message Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang July 1972
N.T. Cleveland Horne, Roy Handy, Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Ricky West, Gene Redd, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1971
Pneumonia Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1971
Rated X Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang November 1972
Soul Vibrations Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang July 1972
Sport Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin, Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Lightnin' Rod July 24, 1973
Steppin' Out Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, J.T. Taylor, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1981 Covered by (4 artists)
Summer Madness Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Alton Taylor, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1974 Covered by (4 artists)
Too Hot Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool & The Gang 1979 Covered by (9 artists)
Who's Gonna Take the Weight Robert "Kool" Bell, Robert Mickens, George Brown [US1], Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Gene Redd Jr., Woodrow Sparrow, Ricky West, Dennis Thomas Kool and The Gang December 1970 Covered by (2 artists)