BBC - Kool & The Gang - BBC Glastonbury Festival - 2011

Steve Lamacq

16:00 – 19:00 // In the studio next is Marc Riley

Wed 22nd June – Sun 26th June 2011

Worthy Farm, Pilton

Kool & The Gang

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Guaranteed to Make You Move

They’ve been going since 1964, keeping the world moving with their blend of soul, funk and r’n’b. With over 70 million album sales the chances are you will know some of their songs, especially mega hits Don't Stop Till You Get Enough and Get Down On It.

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  • 1.

    Give It Up

  • 2.

    Steppin Out

  • 3.

    Don't Stop Til You Get Enough

  • 4.

    Fresh

  • 5.

    Tonight

  • 6.

    Emergency

  • 7.

    Misled

  • 8.

    Joanna

  • 9.

    Too Hot

  • 10.

    Hollywood Swinging

  • 11.

    Jungle Boogie

  • 12.

    Funky Stuff

  • 13.

    Open Sesame

  • 14.

    Summer Madness

  • 15.

    Cherish

  • 16.

    Take My Heart

  • 17.

    Let's Go Dancin'

  • 18.

    Ladies Night

  • 19.

    Get Down On It

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    I cannot believe I'm the first to comment about Kool and The Gang. For me, they were easily the best band at Glastonbury. I really enjoyed their performance.

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    Comment number 2.

    I was at the Kool ATG gig and I have seen the Beyonce gig on TV. As a festival finale there was simply no contest. One performance was an exhilarating Celebration party befitting The Greatest Music Festival in the world. The other was a very expensive publicity set which pandered to the BBC and media obsession with celebrity. Cool Kool was simply banging and the audience partied from the first number to the last.

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    Comment number 3.

    Hated 'Emergency' but love Kool and the Gang. Man what is all that BS about 'do you love Rock n Roll?'
    Kool ATG are far too legendry to have to pander to a rock audience, especially headlining the West Holts stage. One very small disappointment Mr Ronald J within a blinding set.Thank goodness they are still 'Kool' enough to sing out to 'all the ladies' and deliver brass enhanced perfect love songs like 'Joanna'! So good, Kool and The Gang finally performed Glastonbury. Oh yeh and 'Cherish' just wants to make you cry with happiness.

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    Comment number 4.

    For what was the best performance of the weekend Kool and the gang get no publicity. When are these so called trendy music journalists and DJ'S going to stop pandering to groups who can't even hold a note never mind put on a great show.

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    Comment number 5.

    Judging by the (utterly dire) press coverage of Glasto there is little evidence that few, if any, of the so called music journalists never got out of the press tent or winnebago's or perhaps even London. Hence the bland gig reports devoid of any evidence they were anywhere near the actual gig they purport to be reviewing. Sadly, this is a reflection of a celebrity obsessed society and media moguls making money by reporting exactly what their reader want to hear.... but which bears little or no reflection to what actually happened. All that glistened was apparently Beyonce,.. of course it was 'Fools Gold' to those of at Kool ATG.

 

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