Kool and the Gang (album)  

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Kool and the Gang is the self-titled debut studio album by funk band Kool & the Gang. The album was released in January 1970, and charted on the Billboard R&B album chart at #43.

Track listing

De-Lite Records – DE-2003:

Side one

No. Title Writer(s) Length 1. "Kool & The Gang" Kool and the Gang 2:54 2. "Breeze & Soul" Gene Redd & Kool and the Gang 5:29 3. "Chocolate Buttermilk" Gene Redd & Kool and the Gang 2:14 4. "Sea of Tranquility" Gene Redd & Kool and the Gang 3:34

Side two

No. Title Writer(s) Length 1. "Give It Up" Gene Redd & Kool and the Gang 3:40 2. "Since I Lost My Baby" Warren Moore & Smokey Robinson 2:08 3. "Kool's Back Again" Gene Redd, Jimmy Crosby & Kool and the Gang 2:48 4. "The Gang's Back Again" Gene Redd, Jimmy Crosby & Kool and the Gang 2:46 5. "Raw Hamburger" Gene Redd 3:36 Total length: 32:12


Personnel

  • Dennis "D.T." Thomas – alto saxophone, flute, percussion, vocals
  • Khalis Bayyan – tenor and soprano saxophones, alto flute, vocals
  • Robert "Spike" Mickens – trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals
  • Claydes Smith – guitars
  • Woody Sparrow – guitars
  • Ricky West – keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Robert "Kool" Bell – bass, vocals
  • George "Funky" Brown – drums, percussion, vocals

Singles

  • "Kool & The Gang"/"Raw Hamburger" (#19 R&B/#59 pop)
  • "The Gang's Back Again"/"Kool's Back Again" (#37/#85)
  • "Let the Music Take Your Mind"/"Chocolate Buttermilk" (#19/#78)





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