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Kool & The Gang

Kool & The Gang
Aliases
Kool and The Gang
Country
United States
Comments
Funk/R&B band from New Jersey.
Members
Ronald Bell
Dennis Thomas
Robert "Kool" Bell
George Brown [US1]
Claydes Smith
J.T. Taylor
Michael Ray [US1]
Sennie Martin (1988-2005)
Ricky West
Donald Boyce Vocals (1973-1976)
Robert Mickens Trumpet (until 1986)
Clifford Adams [US]
Curtis Williams
Earl Toon
Kevin Bell
Woodrow Sparrow Guitar
Royal Bayyan Guitar, vocals
Related
The Kay-Gees

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1975 Saturday Night Live Band
1980 (42 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
1984 (16 artists)
1984 (5 artists)
September 1973 (5 artists)
Sampled by Beastie Boys
1981 (14 artists)
i 1969 Supercharge
Sampled by (4 artists)
1982 Mirage [GB2]
September 1973 (4 artists)
Sampled by DJ Kool
1983 (2 artists)
October 1983 (5 artists)
1980 (2 artists)
September 1973 (8 artists)
Sampled by (12 artists)
i 1969 (2 artists)
1979 (19 artists)
1982 (4 artists)
1969 (3 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
1984 Kool & The Gang feat. Tony Hadley
1989 Gerald Alston
1981 Kool & The Gang featuring Blackstreet
1976 (2 artists)
Sampled by Beastie Boys
1981 (4 artists)
1983 (2 artists)
i 1974 (5 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
1980 Mirage [GB2]
1981 (3 artists)
1983 (3 artists)
1979 (9 artists)
Sampled by Coolio
December 1970 (2 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Covers by Kool & The Gang

Title Performer Release date Originally by
2004 Kool & The Gang, Ant Banks, Too Short & Ice Cube
September 19, 2006 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
i November 2013 Vince Guaraldi
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
November 2013 Judy Garland with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
1971 Sly & The Family Stone
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool and The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2003 Kool & The Gang
1996 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
i October 1971 The Charles Lloyd Quartet
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
November 2013 Nat "King" Cole [Trio]
i February 1971 Brenda and The Tabulations
2004 Kool & The Gang
2004 Kool & The Gang
February 1971 The Delfonics
February 1971 Dionne Warwick
2004 Kool & The Gang
February 1971 Glen Campbell
November 2013 Richard Himber & His Orchestra

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
i October 1970 Sampled by ULTRAmagnetic m.c.'s
1980 Covered by (42 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
1969 Sampled by Special Ed
1975 Sampled by Big Daddy Kane
July 1972 Sampled by A Tribe Called Quest
October 1970 Sampled by (2 artists)
September 1973 Covered by (5 artists)
Sampled by Beastie Boys
i 1969 Covered by Supercharge
Sampled by (4 artists)
November 1972 Sampled by (2 artists)
September 1973 Sampled by The Fugees
September 1973 Covered by (4 artists)
Sampled by DJ Kool
September 1973 Covered by (8 artists)
Sampled by (12 artists)
1975 Sampled by (4 artists)
1969 Covered by (3 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
September 1973 Sampled by Cypress Hill
July 1972 Sampled by ULTRAmagnetic m.c.'s
1971 Sampled by (7 artists)
1976 Covered by (2 artists)
Sampled by Beastie Boys
1971 Sampled by Ice Cube
November 1972 Sampled by (3 artists)
July 1972 Sampled by A Tribe Called Quest
i 1974 Covered by (5 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
1979 Covered by (9 artists)
Sampled by Coolio
December 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
As One Kool & The Gang 1982 De-Lite Records
Celebrate! Kool & The Gang 1980 De-Lite Records
Emergency Kool & The Gang 1984 De-Lite Records
Good Times Kool & The Gang November 1972 De-Lite Records
In the Heart Kool & The Gang 1983 De-Lite Records
Kool and the Gang Kool & The Gang 1969 De-Lite Records
Kool for the Holidays Kool & The Gang November 2013 ATO Records
Ladies' Night Kool & The Gang 1979 De-Lite Records
Light of Worlds Kool & The Gang 1974 De-Lite Records
Live at P.J.'s Kool & The Gang October 1971 De-Lite Records
Live at the Sex Machine Kool and The Gang February 1971 De-Lite Records
Music Is the Message Kool & The Gang July 1972 De-Lite Records
Open Sesame Kool & The Gang 1976 De-Lite Records
Something Special Kool & The Gang 1981 De-Lite Records
Spirit of the Boogie Kool & The Gang 1975 De-Lite Records
Sweat Kool & The Gang June 1989 Mercury
The Hits: Reloaded [European Version] Kool & The Gang 2004 Virgin
The Hits: Reloaded [US Version] Kool & The Gang 2004 Sanctuary
Wild and Peaceful Kool & The Gang September 1973 De-Lite Records

Singles

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Reported errors

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