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Kool & the Gang Albums  

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1.1969-1970Kool and the Gang48

MP3

1.09/1969

Kool and the Gang

22

US 59 • US R&B 19

MP3


       
[instrumental]
[De-lite 519]
written by Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown, Robert Mickens, Rick Westfield, Claydes Charles Smith (as Claydes Smith), Woodrow Sparrow & Dennis Thomas
2.12/1969

The Gang's Back Again

10

US 85 • US R&B 37

MP3


       
[instrumental]
[De-lite 523]
written by Gene Redd
3.07/1970

Let the Music Take Your Mind

16

US 78 • US R&B 19

MP3


       
[De-lite 529]
written by Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown, Robert Mickens, Gene Redd, Claydes Charles Smith (as Claydes Smith), Woodrow Sparrow, Dennis Thomas & Rick Westfield
2.1970-1971Live at the Sex Machine27

MP3

1.09/1970

Funky Man

14

US 87 • US R&B 16

MP3


       
[De-lite 534]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
2.01/1971

Who's Gonna Take the Weight (Part One)

7

US 113 • US R&B 28

MP3


       
[instrumental]
[De-lite 538]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
3.06/1971

I Want to Take You Higher

6

US 105 • US R&B 35

MP3


       
[live]
[De-lite 540]
written by Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart)
3.1972Music Is the Message6

MP3

1.02/1972

Love the Life You Live (Part I)

6

US 107 • US R&B 31

MP3


       
[De-lite 546]
written by Gene Redd & Kool & the Gang 
4.1973-1974Wild and Peaceful382

MP3

1.09/1973

Funky Stuff

60

US 29 • US R&B 5 • UK 54

MP3


       
[De-lite 557]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Lowery, May & Moreno
2.12/1973

Jungle Boogie

186

US 4 • US R&B 2 • UK 51

MP3


       
[De-lite 559]
written by Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, Donald Boyce, Melvin Brown, Robert Mickens, Claydes Charles Smith (as Claydes Smith), Dennis Thomas & Ricky West (as Richard Westfield)
3.04/1974

Hollywood Swinging

136

US 6 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 52

MP3


       
[De-lite 561]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
5.1974-1975Light of Worlds78

MP3

1.09/1974

Higher Plane

49

US 37 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 52

MP3


       
[De-Lite 1562]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan)
2.01/1975

Rhyme Time People

29

US 63 • US R&B 3

MP3


       
written by Kool & the Gang , Saunders & Dennis Thomas
6.1975Spirit of the Boogie86

MP3

1.03/1975

Spirit of the Boogie / Summer Madness

60

US 35 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 53

MP3


       
B side Summer Madness charted from 21 june 1975 in US Hot 100; b side Summer Madness charted from 12 july 1975 in US R&B charts and peaked at #36
written by Ronald Bell, D. Boyce, Kool & the Gang , Robert Mickens & Alton Taylor
2.11/1975

Caribbean Festival

26

US 55 • US R&B 6

MP3


       
[instrumental]
[De-Lite 1573]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan) & Kool & the Gang 
7.1976Love & Understanding24

MP3

1.03/1976

Love and Understanding (Come Together)

21

US 77 • US R&B 8

MP3


       
[De-lite 1579]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & Claydes Charles Smith
2.07/1976

Universal Sound

4

US 101 • US R&B 71

MP3


       
[De-lite 1583]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan) & Kool & the Gang 
8.1976Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track37

MP3

1.11/1976

Open Sesame

37

US 55 • US dance 13 • US R&B 6

MP3


       
written by Kool & the Gang  & Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell)
9.1977Open Sesame17

MP3

1.04/1977

Super Band

17

US 101 • US R&B 17 • UK 53

MP3


       
[De-lite 1590]
written by Kool & the Gang 
10.1978The Force9

MP3

1.04/1978

Slick Superchick

9

US 102 • US R&B 19

MP3


       
[De-lite 901]
written by Kool & the Gang  & George Brown
11.1979-1980Ladies' Night417

MP3

1.1979

Ladies' Night (all cuts)

12

US dance 5

MP3


       
written by Kool & the Gang , George Brown & Ronald Bell
2.10/1979

Ladies' Night

197

US 8 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 9

MP3


       
[artist #5 hit]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
3.01/1980

Too Hot

196

US 5 • US AC 11 • US R&B 3 • UK 23

MP3


       
[De-lite 802]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
4.05/1980

Hangin' Out

12

US 103 • US R&B 36 • UK 52

MP3


       
[De-lite 804]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell) & Kool & the Gang 
12.1980-1981Celebrate!448

MP3

1.10/1980

Celebration

327

US ✫1 • US AC 34 • US dance ✫1 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 7

MP3


       
[artist #1 hit]
charted as Celebration / Take It to the Top in US dance charts
[De-lite 807]
written by Donna Johnson, Claydes Charles Smith, Earl Eugene Toon Jr., James "J.T." Taylor, Ronald Bell (as Ronald Nathan Bell), George Brown (as George Melvin Brown), Dennis Ronald Thomas, Eumir Deodato, Robert Mickens, Robert Bell & Kool & the Gang 
2.12/1980

Take It to the Top

62

US dance ✫1 • US R&B 11 • UK 15

MP3


       
charted as Celebration / Take It to the Top in US dance charts
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell) & Kool & the Gang 
3.02/1981

Jones vs. Jones

59

US 39 • US R&B 33 • UK 17

MP3


       
Jones v Jones / Summer Madness was released as a double a-side in the UK
[De-lite 813]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
13.1981Something Special386

MP3

1.10/1981

Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)

108

US 17 • US dance 16 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 29

MP3


       
charted as Take My Heart / Steppin' Out / Get Down on It in US dance charts
[De-Lite 815]
written by George Brown, Kool & the Gang , Claydes Charles Smith & James "J.T." Taylor
2.10/1981

Steppin' Out

58

US 88 • US dance 16 • US R&B 12 • UK 12

MP3


       
charted as Take My Heart / Steppin' Out / Get Down on It in US dance charts
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
3.12/1981

Get Down on It

220

US 10 • US dance 16 • US R&B 4 • UK 3

MP3


       
[artist #4 hit]
B side to Steppin' Out ; charted as Take My Heart / Steppin' Out / Get Down on It in US dance charts
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
14.1982As One229

MP3

1.08/1982

Big Fun

98

US 21 • US R&B 6 • UK 14

MP3


       
[De-lite 822]
written by Robert Bell, James "J.T." Taylor, George Brown, Ronald Bell & Kool & The Gang
2.10/1982

Let's Go Dancin' (Ooh La La La)

113

US 30 • US R&B 7 • UK 6

MP3


       
written by Kevin Bell (as Amir Bayyan), James "J.T." Taylor & Kool & The Gang
3.12/1982

Hi De Hi Hi De Ho

19

UK 29

MP3


       
written by Kool & the Gang , Ronald Bell & James "J.T." Taylor
15.1983-1984In the Heart535

MP3

1.11/1983

Joanna

301

US 2 • US AC 2 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 2

MP3


       
[artist #2 hit]
Joanna / Tonight was released as a double a-side in the UK
[De-lite 829]
written by Charles Smith, James "J.T." Taylor & Kool & The Gang
2.12/1983

Straight Ahead

35

US 103 • US R&B 49 • UK 15

MP3


       
[De-lite 831]
written by Ronald Bell, James "J.T." Taylor & Kool & The Gang
3.02/1984

Tonight

151

US 13 • US R&B 7 • UK 2

MP3


       
Joanna / Tonight was released as a double a-side in the UK
[De-lite 830]
written by James "J.T." Taylor, Curtis "Fitz" Williams & Kool & The Gang
4.04/1984

(When You Say You Love Somebody) In the Heart

47

UK 7

MP3


       
written by Robert Bell, James "J.T." Taylor, Ronald Bell & Kool & The Gang
16.1984-1985Emergency663

MP3

1.11/1984

Fresh

190

US 9 • US AC 5 • US dance ✫1 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 11

MP3


       
written by Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
2.11/1984

Misled

142

US 10 • US dance 9 • US R&B 3 • UK 28

MP3


       
[Polygram 880431 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
3.05/1985

Cherish

264

US 2 • US AC ✫1 • US R&B ✫1 • UK 4

MP3


       
[artist #3 hit]
[Polygram 880869 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
4.10/1985

Emergency

67

US 18 • US dance 41 • US R&B 7 • UK 50

MP3


       
[Polygram 884199 (De-lite)]
written by George Brown, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
17.1986-1987Forever304

MP3

1.11/1986

Victory

134

US 10 • US AC 35 • US dance 35 • US R&B 2 • UK 30

MP3


       
[Polygram 888074 (Mercury)]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
2.02/1987

Stone Love

129

US 10 • US AC 11 • US dance 41 • US R&B 4 • UK 45

MP3


       
[Polygram 888292 (Mercury)]
written by Claydes Charles Smith, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
3.06/1987

Holiday

18

US 66 • US R&B 9

MP3


       
[Polygram 888712 (Mercury)]
written by Curtis "Fitz" Williams, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
4.10/1987

Special Way

23

US 72 • US AC 6

MP3


       
[Polygram 888867 (Mercury)]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kyles, Stubbs, George Brown & James "J.T." Taylor
18.1988Greatest Hits & More4

MP3

1.1988

Greatest Hits & More (EP)

2

US dance 40

MP3


       
2.1988

Rags to Riches

2

US R&B 38

MP3


       
written by Abdul Muhammad Meekaaeel & Halaa Muhammad Imani
19.1989Sweat3

MP3

1.1989

Raindrops

3

US R&B 27

MP3


       
written by Chuckii Booker

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