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The Old School Rewind


Dec 27, 2019

The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. The band consisted of three brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson; and the band was named after the streets (Greenwood, Archer, and Pine) in the historic Greenwood neighborhood in the brothers' hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The group shortened its name to The Gap Band in 1973. received its first big break by being the back up band for fellow Oklahoman Leon Russell's Stop All That Jazz album released in 1974.