Thursday, January 1, 2009

Kool & The Gang - Wild And Peaceful

Year : 1973
Label : De-Lite
Genre : Soul, Jazz
Style : Funk/Soul

Wild And Peaceful is the fourth official studio album released by Kool & the Gang, and one of the greatest Funk album ever recorded in the seventies featuring the Boogie Man, Don Boyce (the voice on Jungle Boogie). Wild And Peaceful is the album of the breakthrough, once more back to the light, thanks to Jungle Boogie selected by Quentin Tarantino for Pulp Fiction. It was their first commercial success which introduced their new Boogie sound.  Titles include their two hit singles, Funky Stuff & its energic reprise More Funky Stuff, Hollywood Swinging, the jazzy tunes Heaven At Once & the title track. All tracks produced, composed & arranged by Kool & The Gang.

Kool Bell_bass, vocals  
Clay Smith_guitar
Rick West_electric piano, vocals
Dee Tee Thomas_alto saxophone, flute, congas, vocals
Ronald Bell_tenor & soprano saxophone, vocals   
Spike Mickens_trumpet, vocals
Funky George Brown_drums & percussion, vocals

01. Funky Stuff
02. More Funky Stuff
03. Jungle Boogie
04. Heaven At Once
05. Hollywood Swinging
06. This Is You, This Is Me
07. Life Is What You Make It
08. Wild And Peaceful
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