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The Gap Band

The Gap Band
Formed: 1967 in Tulsa, OK
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Group Members: Raymond Calhoun, Charlie Wilson, Robert Wilson, Ronnie Wilson
Biography: The Gap Band, centered around brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson, toiled in obscurity for several years prior to becoming one of the most popular funk groups of the late '70s and 1980s. The Tulsa, OK natives produced 15 Top Ten R&B singles ranging from ferocious funk anthems to gorgeous slow ...Read full biography
The Gap Band 4
Released: 1982
Label: Island Def Jam
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Gap Band IV featured a complete lineup of up-tempo, mid-tempo, and alluring ballads. The feature releases, in order, were "Early in the Morning," "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," and "Outstanding." The first ...Read full review
Gap Band 3
Released: 1980
Label: Island Def Jam
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When Gap Band III came out in 1980, the Wilson Brothers were widely regarded as true heavyweights in the funk field. Many funk experts will tell you that creatively, they were right up there with the likes ...Read full review