クール&ザ・ギャングのロナルド・ベルが中心になって、自信を持って送り出したケイジーズのデビュー・アルバム。荒削りなところもあるが、そこが逆にファンキーさを引き立てている。(と思う)ジャケットがカッコイイ!!

KEEP ON BUMPIN' & MASTERPLAN(1974)

 

1. GET DOWN

   - 4:31 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

2. LET'S BOOGIE

   - 5:10 (K.Bell-R.Jackson-R.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

3. MY FAVORITE SONG

   -2:37 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

4. YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP ON BUMPIN'

   - 8:11 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

5. MASTER PLAN

   - 2:50 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

6. WHO'S THE MAN? (With The Master Plan)

   - 1:52 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

7. AIN'T NO TIME (Part 1)

   - 1:47 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

8. WONDERING

   - 4:19 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

9. AIN'T NO TIME (Part 2)

   - 4:56 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

10. ANTHOLOGY

   - 2:33 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

 

Bonus Track

11. HUSTLE WIT EVERY MUSCLE

    (Theme From "Party" T.V. Show)(Original Single Version)

   - 3:26 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

12. HUSTLE WIT EVERY MUSCLE

    (Theme From "Party" T.V. Show)(Disco Version)(Original Single Version)

   - 3:13 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

13. YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP ON BUMPIN' (Pt 1)(Original Single Version)

   - 3:04 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

14. YOU'VE GOT TO KEEP ON BUMPIN' (Pt 2)(Original Single Version)

   - 3:12 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

15. MY FAVORITE SONG (Disco Version)

   - 4:02 (R.Bell-K.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

16. LET'S BOOGIE (Instrumental)

   - 5:14 (K.Bell-R.Jackson-R.Bell-M.Cheek-C.Cheek-P.Duarte-W.Beckett-D.White-R.Wright)

 

KAYGEES RHYTHM SECTION:

KEVIN BELL - Lead guitar, clavinet, bass guitar, vocals & percussion

MICHAEL CHEEK - Bass guitar, vocals & percussion

CALLIE CHEEK - (Poppa Funk) Drums, percussion & vocals

KEVIN LASSITER - (Ice) Keyboard, electric fender rhodes, organ, clavinet,

   percussion, vocals, string ensemble, synthesizer, melodica

WILSON BECKET - (Marty) Latin percussion, congas, guitar, vocals

 

HORN SECTION:

PETER DUARTE - (Pete) Alto sax, soprano sax, baritone sax, kettle drums,

   Vocals,  Percussion

RAY WRIGHT - (Savoir Fair) Trumpet, fluegel horn, valve slide trombone,

  Cornet, vocals, percussion

DENNIS WHITE - (Dee) Electric tenor sax, flute, harmonica, vocals,

  monologue (rap), percussion

 

Produced by - Ronald Bell for Gang Records

Executive Producer - Kool & The Gang

Produced for - K.G. Productions

Engineers: Bob Clearmountain, Harvey Goldberg & Jeff Lesser

Mstering: Jose Rodriguez

Photography: Howard Winters

Design: Frank Daniel

 

All songs Published by Delightful Music/Gang Music

 

Special Guest Artists:

Ronald Bell, Royal Jackson and "Something Sweet"

consisting of Beverly Owens, Cynthia Huggins, Joan Motley and Renee Connell.

Special Guest Lyricist: Harold (que pasa)Hernandez - Our Manager.

 

This album is dedicated to all the people in the Univers of Free Mind,

whose Celestial Spirit absorbs the cosmic vibes and energy we expend.

Easy Listening, The Kay Gee's

 

 

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