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Brick - 100% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
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Ohio Players - 90% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Pop / Rock Soundtracks Disco
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Dayton, Ohio, USA, this multi-talented unit originated from four members of the Ohio Untouchables, saxophonists Ralph ‘Pee Wee’ Middlebrooks and Clarence ‘Satch’ Satchell, bass player Marshall Jones and guitarist Leroy ‘Sugarfoot’ Bonner. The Ohio Untouchables forged a reputation as a powerful instrumental group by providing the backing t Read more

Gap Band - 81% match to Lakeside

Genres: Disco
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The Gap Band - 81% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This influential US funk/soul outfit was formed in 1967 by three brothers, Charlie Wilson (Charles Wilson, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; vocals/keyboards), Ronnie Wilson (trumpet/keyboards) and Robert Wilson (bass/vocals). They took their name from the initials of three streets, Greenwood, Archer and Pine, in their home town of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Initially known as the Greenwood, Arch Read more

B.T. Express - 79% match to Lakeside

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally formed as the King Davis House Rockers in 1972, this Brooklyn-based septet underwent several name changes, including the Madison Street Express and the Brothers Trucking, before finally settling on the above. Bill Risbrook (saxophone/vocals), his brother Louis (bass/organ), Carlos Ward (saxophone/woodwind), Richard Thompson (lead guitar/vocals), Dennis Rowe (congas), Read more

Dazz Band - 75% match to Lakeside

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bobby Harris masterminded the formation of the Dazz Band in the late 70s when he combined two Cleveland funk outfits, Bell Telefunk and the Kinsman Grill house band. The result was an eight-piece line-up, with Harris, Pierre DeMudd and Skip Martin III handling horns and vocals, and Eric Fearman (guitar), Kevin Frederick (keyboards), Kenny Pettus (percussion), Michael Wiley (bas Read more

Midnight Star - 74% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco
Decades Active: 1980s
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Con Funk Shun - 71% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed initially in 1968 as Project Soul by Mike Cooper (guitar, sitar, timbales, percussion, vocals) and Louis McCall (drums, vocals), the group’s rise began when they accepted an offer to back the Soul Children, necessitating a move from California to Memphis. Upon arrival in 1972, Project Soul became Con Funk Shun, having been augmented by group members Karl Fuller (tru Read more

Aurra - 67% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Slave - 65% match to Lakeside

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1970s
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The Brothers Johnson - 65% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Disco Funk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US hard-funk duo featured George Johnson (17 May 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar, vocals) and Louis Johnson (b. 13 April 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA; bass). They previously worked alongside their older brother Tommy and cousin Alex Weir in the band Johnson Three Plus One, backing the Supremes and Bobby Womack. George and Louis then went on to tour with Read more

Dynasty - 62% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk
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Rick James - 60% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Music & Radio Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Ambrose Johnson, 1 February 1948, Buffalo, New York, USA, d. 6 August 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA. The nephew of Temptations vocalist Melvin Franklin, James pioneered a crossover style between R&B and rock in the mid-60s. Having fled to Canada after going AWOL from the US Naval Reserve, in 1965 he formed the Mynah Birds with two future members of the Buffalo Read more

Shalamar - 60% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient Funk Pop / Rock Dance Disco
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This act was created by Dick Griffey, booking agent for US television’s Soul Train show, and Simon Soussan, a veteran of UK’s northern soul scene. The latter produced ‘Uptown Festival’, a medley of popular Motown Records favourites, which was issued on Griffey’s Solar label. Although credited to ‘Shalamar’, the track featured session musicians Read more

Cameo - 59% match to Lakeside

Genres: R&B / Soul Funk Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US soul/funk act, originally called the New York City Players, was formed in 1974 by Larry ‘Mr. B’ Blackmon (New York City, New York, USA; drums, vocals) and vocalists Tomi Jenkins and Nathan Leftenant. Building up a strong following by undergoing rigorous touring schedules, with their backing group at times numbering almost a dozen members, they signed with t Read more


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