Wild, horn-driven funk band from New Jersey who gained a second career as adult contemporary favorites.
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Kool & the Gang 1969 Kool & the Gang Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Live at the Sex Machine 1971 Live at the Sex Machine Mercury
 
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Live at P.J.'s 1971 Live at P.J.'s UMG
 
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Music Is the Message 1972 Music Is the Message Mercury
 
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Good Times 1972 Good Times Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Wild and Peaceful 1973 Wild and Peaceful Mercury
 
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Light of Worlds 1974 Light of Worlds Mercury
 
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Spirit of the Boogie 1975 Spirit of the Boogie Mercury
 
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Love & Understanding 1976 Love & Understanding Mercury
 
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Open Sesame 1976 Open Sesame Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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The Force 1977 The Force Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Everybody's Dancin' 1978 Everybody's Dancin' Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Ladies' Night 1979 Ladies' Night Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Celebrate! 1980 Celebrate! Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Something Special 1981 Something Special Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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As One 1982 As One Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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In the Heart 1983 In the Heart Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Emergency 1984 Emergency Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Forever 1986 Forever Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Sweat 1989 Sweat Island Def Jam Music Group
 
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Unite 1992 Unite JRS Records
 
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State of Affairs 1996 State of Affairs Curb
 
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Greatest Hits Live 1998 Greatest Hits Live Rhino
 
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Gangland 2001 Gangland Eagle Music Group
 
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The Hits: Reloaded 2004 The Hits: Reloaded Virgin
 
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Still Kool 2007 Still Kool New Door Records
 
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Live at Montreux 2009 2009 Live at Montreux 2009 Eagle Records
 
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Kool for the Holidays 2013 Kool for the Holidays ATO
 
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Perfect Union 2021 Perfect Union Ru-Jac Records
 
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