Tags » Kool And The Gang

Reactions the Gang had to Kool calling himself "Kool" and the rest of the band "the Gang"

In 1969, bass player Robert Bell informed his band that henceforth he would be known as “Kool”, while the band would be referred to as “the Gang”. 202 more words

The Making Of "Summer Madness" And Its Child "Summertime" [VIDEO]

As Black Music Month winds down we bring you an intriguing conversation moderated by the Kobie Chronicles about the creation of a classic, Kool & the Gang’s “Summer Maddness,” and one of its offspring, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’s “Summertime.” 102 more words


Dick Gregory To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Legendary comedian-actor-activist Dick Gregory will receive a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year, reports Variety.com.

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced the list of 30 honorees—which also includes iconic R&B group… 147 more words


Wild and Peaceful

And now to start the catch up. I was travelling over the weekend and unable to post for various reasons this week. This is for 6.13.14


Open Sesame - Kool and the Gang

Chart Position: NR

  • Lead vocals: Ronald Bell
  • Written by Ronald Bell and Kool and the Gang
  • Guitar: Claydes Smith
  • Keyboards: Ronald Bell
  • Produced by Kool and the Gang
1976 December Singles