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August 8, 2021



In 79, US group – Kool & The Gang

saw ‘Ladies Night’, on Mercury, fly to No.9.

And in 80, ‘Too Hot’, also on Mercury, made No.23,

with ‘Hangin Out’, again on Mercury, at the No.52 line.


Ending 80, ‘Celebration’, now on De-lite,

reached the US No.1 & UK No.7 slot.

And with the first of fifteen more hits on De-lite,

in 81, ‘Jones v Jones’/’Summer Madness’, made a No.17 trot.


Also in 81, ‘Take It To The Top’, rose to No.15,

and ‘Steppin Out’, found the No.12 line.

Ending 81, ‘Get Down On It’, was in the Top 3. And in 82

‘Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)’, a No.29.


Still in 82, ‘Big Fun’ climbed to No.14,

with ‘Ooh La La La (Let’s Go Dancin)’, at No.6 seen.

Finally in 82, ‘Hi De Hi, Hi De Ho’, peaked at No.29,

and in 83, ‘Straight Ahead’, reached No.15.


In 84, ‘Joanna’/’Tonight’, was a Top 2, and

‘(When You Say You Love Somebody) In The Heart’, a No.7.

And also in 84, arrived ‘Fresh’,

which rose to No.11.


In 85, ‘Misled’, reached No.28,

and ‘Cherish’, climbed into the Top 4.

Ending 85, ‘Emergency’, peaked at No.50,

and in 86, ‘Victory’, now on Club, made a Top 30 score.


In 87, ‘Stone Love’, also on Club, reached No.45,

and in 88, ‘Celebration (Remix)’, on Club, made No.56.

In 91, ‘Get Down On It (Remix)’, on Mercury, a No.69.

In 03, ‘Ladies Night’, by Atomic Kitten ft Kool & The Gang,

on Innocent, at No.8, ends this mix.



Ricky Westfield     1949 – 1985

Claydes Charles Smith     1948 – 2006

Ronald Bell (Khalis Bayyan)     1951 – 2020

and multi talented, founder member –

Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas     1951 – 2021


Thank you for the music

( Kool & The Gang were the only US act on the Band Aid single)


written by

Harriet Blackbury.



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