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Songs performed or written by Kool & the Gang  

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Video playlist - by chronological order



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1.
09/1969
22

59
US




19
R&B


2.
12/1969
10

85
US




37
R&B


[instrumental]
[De-lite 523]
written by Gene Redd
3.
07/1970
16

78
US




19
R&B


4.
09/1970
14

87
US




16
R&B


[De-lite 534]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
5.
01/1971
7

113
US




28
R&B


[instrumental]
[De-lite 538]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
6.
06/1971
6

105
US




35
R&B


[live]
[De-lite 540]
written by Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart)
7.
02/1972
6

107
US




31
R&B


[De-lite 546]
written by Gene Redd & Kool & the Gang 
8.
09/1973
60

29
US




5
R&B
54
UK
[De-lite 557]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Lowery, May & Moreno
Jungle Boogie
9.
12/1973
186

4
US




2
R&B
51
UK
[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)
Hollywood Swinging
10.
04/1974
136

6
US




✫1
R&B
52
UK
[De-lite 561]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Gene Redd
11.
09/1974
49

37
US




✫1
R&B
52
UK
[De-Lite 1562]
written by Kool & the Gang  & Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan)
12.
01/1975
29

63
US




3
R&B


13.
03/1975
60

35
US




✫1
R&B
53
UK
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
14.
11/1975
26

55
US




6
R&B


[instrumental]
[De-Lite 1573]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan) & Kool & the Gang 
15.
03/1976
21

77
US




8
R&B


[De-lite 1579]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & Claydes Charles Smith
16.
07/1976
4

101
US




71
R&B


[De-lite 1583]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan) & Kool & the Gang 
17.
11/1976
37

55
US


13
dance
6
R&B


written by Kool & the Gang  & Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell)
18.
04/1977
17

101
US




17
R&B
53
UK
[De-lite 1590]
written by Kool & the Gang 
19.
1







65
R&B


[instrumental]
written by Ronald Bell & Kool & the Gang 
20.
04/1978
9

102
US




19
R&B


[De-lite 901]
written by Kool & the Gang  & George Brown
21.
12





5
dance




Ladies' Night
22.
10/1979
197

8
US




✫1
R&B
9
UK
[artist #5 hit]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
Too Hot
23.
01/1980
196

5
US
11
AC


3
R&B
23
UK
[De-lite 802]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
24.
05/1980
12

103
US




36
R&B
52
UK
[De-lite 804]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell) & Kool & the Gang 
Celebration
25.
10/1980

 ①  Celebration by Kool & the Gang 

from Celebrate!   Celebrate!
327

✫1
US
34
AC
✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
7
UK
[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 
26.
12/1980
62





✫1
dance
11
R&B
15
UK
charted as Celebration / Take It to the Top in US dance charts
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell) & Kool & the Gang 
27.
02/1981
59

39
US




33
R&B
17
UK
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 
Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
28.
10/1981
108

17
US


16
dance
✫1
R&B
29
UK
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
29.
10/1981
58

88
US


16
dance
12
R&B
12
UK
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
Get Down on It
30.
12/1981
220

10
US


16
dance
4
R&B
3
UK
[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
31.
08/1982
98

21
US




6
R&B
14
UK
32.
10/1982
113

30
US




7
R&B
6
UK
written by Kevin Bell (as Amir Bayyan), James "J.T." Taylor & Kool & The Gang
33.
12/1982
19









29
UK
34.
1







78
R&B


35.
06/1983
5









66
UK
written by Kool & the Gang , James "J.T." Taylor (as J.T. Taylor), George Brown & Claydes Charles Smith (as Claydes Smith)
36.
11/1983

 ②  Joanna by Kool & the Gang 

from In the Heart   In the Heart
301

2
US
2
AC


✫1
R&B
2
UK
[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
37.
12/1983
35

103
US




49
R&B
15
UK
38.
02/1984
151

13
US




7
R&B
2
UK
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
39.
04/1984
47









7
UK
Fresh
40.
11/1984
190

9
US
5
AC
✫1
dance
✫1
R&B
11
UK
41.
11/1984
142

10
US


9
dance
3
R&B
28
UK
[Polygram 880431 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
Cherish
42.
05/1985

 ③  Cherish by Kool & the Gang 

from Emergency   Emergency
264

2
US
✫1
AC


✫1
R&B
4
UK
[artist #3 hit]
[Polygram 880869 (De-lite)]
written by Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
43.
10/1985
67

18
US


41
dance
7
R&B
50
UK
[Polygram 884199 (De-lite)]
written by George Brown, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
44.
11/1986
134

10
US
35
AC
35
dance
2
R&B
30
UK
[Polygram 888074 (Mercury)]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
45.
02/1987
129

10
US
11
AC
41
dance
4
R&B
45
UK
[Polygram 888292 (Mercury)]
written by Claydes Charles Smith, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
46.
06/1987
18

66
US




9
R&B


[Polygram 888712 (Mercury)]
written by Curtis "Fitz" Williams, Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
47.
10/1987
23

72
US
6
AC






[Polygram 888867 (Mercury)]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Robert Bell (as Robert "Kool" Bell), Kyles, Stubbs, George Brown & James "J.T." Taylor
48.
2





40
dance




49.
2







38
R&B


50.
12/1988
5









56
UK
51.
1







74
R&B


52.
3







27
R&B


written by Chuckii Booker
53.
02/1991
20









23
UK
54.
07/1991
4









69
UK
[R]
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
Celebration
55.
11/1992
27









20
UK
56.
08/1995
6









58
UK
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
57.
10/1995
1









168
UK
written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan), Kool & the Gang  & James "J.T." Taylor
58.
2





39
dance




written by Greg Curtis (as Gregory G. Curtis), Sherree Ford-Payne & Kool & the Gang 
59.
12/2003
52









8
UK
featuring Kool & The Gang
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
60.
01/2005
1









125
UK
featuring Kool & The Gang
[R]
written by George Brown & Kool & the Gang 
61.
1







96
R&B


written by Ronald Bell (as Khalis Bayyan)

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