Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Happy 69th birthday to the founding member of Kool & The Gang, Robert Earl “Kool” Bell!

Kool & The Gang – Hollywood Swinging

The band’s first #1 on the R&B single and Top 10, peaking at #6 on the Hot 100.

In a 2015 interview Nile Rodgers said that Chic’s 1979 song “Good Times” was partly inspired by “Hollywood Swinging”.