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  1. Rose Royce rolls into Solano County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Daily Republic

    ... "They always had good horns," he said of the sounds. "In the early years, singers got all the recognition. Kool & The Gang would play the melody and the singer would sing it. It gave musicians the credibility to stand up to singers." He's one of the ...


  2. Rockabye Baby Celebrates 10 Years With Lullaby Versions Of LCD Soundsystem, Daft PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Stereogum

    Rockabye Baby - the LA-based company who puts out lullaby versions of popular songs - has been doing its thing for 10 years now, and they're putting out a special Birthday Party compilation to celebrate their birthday. Last year's Lullaby Renditions Of Sublime topped our 10 most unnecessary albums list, but this new release is already off to a better start with a baby-friendly version of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."


  3. Worth a Mint in musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Fairfax Times

    In 1984, a group of musically gifted teens met in the performing arts program at Central High School of the Twin Cities, and decided to form an R&B group that would follow in the footsteps of great bands such as Earth Wind & Fire, The Meters, War and Kool & The Gang.


  4. M/A/R/R/S Co-Founder Steve Young Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Billboard

    ... had been released just months earlier, as well as tracks by James Brown, Trouble Funk, Public Enemy and Kool & the Gang. It's hard to imagine it now, but in 1987 the No. 1 UK hit "Volume" was the kind of rare international dance smash that crossed ...


  5. Steve Young, of M/A/R/R/S' 'Pump Up the Volume' Fame, DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | RollingStone

    ... single, 1987's upbeat, scratch-heavy "Pump Up the Volume" a collage of samples of tracks by James Brown, Kool & the Gang, Public Enemy and Trouble Funk, among others became a worldwide hit. It spent 18 weeks on the U.K. charts and reached Number One ...


  6. Kool & the Gang Return With Funky New Song 'Sexy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | RollingStone

    Kool & the Gang have released their funky new track "Sexy ," the funk soul legends' first new single in nearly a decade. Kool & the Gang have released their new track "Sexy ," the funk-soul legends' first new single in nearly a decade.


  7. Goes Record Shopping With Lion Babe And Discusses Hip New 'Sun Joint' MixtapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Vibe

    ... singer Jillian Hervey and producer-DJ Lucas Goodman (a.k.a. Astro Raw) share their appreciation for Kool & The Gang, Admiral Bailey, The Strokes and The White Stripes. It's no coincidence that Jackie Moore's 1979 cover of the O'Jays " This Time Baby ...


  8. Amid police tensions, Ice Cube leads rap defianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The China Post

    Ice Cube co-wrote one of the defining protest songs against police brutality and, at a moment of soaring tension with US law enforcement, the rap legend did not hold back. "The police tried to tell us what we can't play!" Ice Cube, likely referring to past rather than present bids to muzzle him, told a rain-soaked crowd Saturday night at Quebec City's summer music festival.


  9. The String Cheese Incident Headlines First Day Of Inaugural Merryland Music Fest: Review & PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | JamBase

    ... on Wednesday afternoon. Watch The String Cheese Incident cover Stevie Wonder's "Boogie On Reggae Woman" and Kool & The Gang's "Hollywood Swinging" on Thursday in Los Angeles. Organizers of the All Good Festival have announced the inaugural Merryland ...


  10. 'The Haters': Jesse Andrews' tale of a Pittsburgh band on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Post-gazette.com

    Wes is a Pittsburgh kid whose New Age Buddhist parents have sent him to jazz summer camp in Shippenburg to pursue dreams of electric bass, and high school best friend Corey is a drummer who accompanies him. The duo have already bonded over hating on Kool and the Gang, but are discouraged to realize they just don't have the chops to make a top practice ensemble with the best horn and rhythm players, or can hope to make any kind of music they could really love.


  11. "Suits" Stars Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty Scheduled For TODAY ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | FHWrestling.com

    NBC listings confirm the trio for the 9-10AM ET hour of the July 14 episode. The hour will also feature an interview with Diane Kruger and a performance by Kool & The Gang.


  12. Summerfest Day 8: Luke BryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | OnMilwaukee

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  13. Six Acts Who Need to Be On ABC's 'Greatest Hits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Houston Press

    The American Broadcasting Company, better known as ABC, has lately delved into all things past with great relish.


  14. Kool & the Gang brings its party to Montreal's Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | CBC News

    Disco funk ensemble Kool & the Gang hit Place Des Arts tonight at the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Those were the first questions feel-good funk masters Kool & the Gang threw at the crowd, as they got into their Montreal International Jazz Festival show Monday night.


  15. Jazz fest picks for July 4: Trombone Shorty a horn-playing hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Canada.com

    MONTREAL, QUE: June 30, 2013 -Jazz musician Trombone Shorty performs at concert at Club Soda during the 2013 Montreal International Jazz Festival. Sunday, June 30, 2013.


  16. Final Weekend of the FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | NBC San Diego

    ... food and shop for unique, healthy goods from local vendors. This fest is free with paid fair admission. Kool & the Gang 7:30 p.m., Heineken Grandstand Stage Celebrate good times, come on! R&B icons Kool & the Gang take the final Saturday night ...


  17. Thursday on TV: We've got your 'Greatest Hits' to go with 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ABC is hoping that nostalgia can drive is summer series "Greatest Hits" , a six-week event that features popular music and performers from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. This week's performers include REO Speedwagon, Pitbull.


  18. Kelsea Ballerini and Arsenio Hall Go with the Flow on ABCa s New a oeGreatest HitsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    ... Pitbull , REO Speedwagon , Ray Parker Jr. , Jason Derulo , Kenny Loggins , Kim Carnes , Rick Springfield and Kool & the Gang .


  19. ABCa s a oeGreatest Hitsa Series, Featuring REO Speedwagon, Kenny Loggins & More, Premieres TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... that you can still sing and you can still work." Greatest Hits ' debut show also features Rick Springfield , Kool & the Gang , Kim Carnes , Ray Parker Jr. and Jason Derulo . The program, which is co-hosted by Arsenio Hall and country singer Kelsea ...


  20. Tonight on ABC, Jason Derulo & Pitbull Pay Tribute to the '80s, When "Music...Was Our Social Media"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... Michael Jackson 's "Human Nature," and music veterans Kenny Loggins , Rick Springfield , Kim Carnes , Kool & the Gang and Ray Parker Jr. singing their signature hits: "Footloose," "Jessie's Girl," "Bette Davis Eyes," "Celebration" and ...