クール&ザ・ギャングの記念すべきデビュー・アルバム。1969年の夏にシングル「KOOL & THE GANG」で、De-Liteレコードよりデビュー。今聞いてもカッコイイ!!

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KOOL AND THE GANG(1970)

 

1. KOOL & THE GANG - 2:57 (Kool & The Gang)

  Stephany Music Co. Admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

2. BREEZE & SOUL - 5:29 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

3. CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK - 2:14 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Stephany Music Co. Admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

4. SEA OF TRANQUILITY - 3:33 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

5. GIVE IT UP - 3:40 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Stephany Music Co. Admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

6. SINCE I LOST MY BABY - 2:07 (William "Smokey" Robinson-Warren Moore)

  Jebete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)

7. KOOL'S BACK AGAIN - 2:53 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

8. THE GANG'S BACK AGAIN - 2:44 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

9. RAW HAMBURGER - 3:37 (Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

10. LET THE MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND - 2:58 (Kool & The Gang-Gene Redd)

  Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) & Stephany Music Co. (BMI)

  All rights on behalf of Stephany Music Co. Admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

  (BMI)

 

Produced, Arrenged & Conducted by Gene Redd for Redd Coach Production

 

 

Robert "Kool" Bell - Bass, Vocals

Ronald Bell - Tenor and Soprano Sax, Alto Flute, Vocals

George "Funky" Brown" - Drums, Percussion, Vocals

Robert "Spike" Mickens - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Percussion, Vocals

Ricky West - Piano, Vocals

Dennis "D.T." Thomas - Alto Sax, Flute, Percussion, Vocals

Claydes Smith - Guitar

Woodrow Sparrow - Guitar

 

 

Recorded at Bell Sound Studio, New York, NY

Engineered by Malcolm Addey

Digitally remastered by Gary N. Mayo at PolyGram Studios

 

Original jacket design by Robert Golden

Reissuue Package design by Mitchell Kanner

 

Kool & The Gang was released in January 1970 (De-Lite DE-2003)

 

 

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