The Gap Band

The Gap Band

The Gap Band


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You Dropped A Bomb On Me
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Yearning For Your Love
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Early In The Morning


  • Fresh Takes

    Jun 2018 • 6 songs

  • Drop The Bomb (Live)

    Aug 2007 • 16 songs

  • Oa Hit List: The Gap Band

    Mar 2003 • 15 songs

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The Gap Band


The Gap Band, centered around brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson, toiled in obscurity for several years prior to becoming one of the most popular funk groups of the late '70s and 1980s. The Tulsa, OK natives produced 15 Top Ten R&B singles ranging from ferocious funk anthems to gorgeous slow jams. Many of their hits, such as "Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)" and "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," featured instantly memorable, rippling synthesizer basslines. All of them featured Charlie's deep, invigorating lead vocals. While casual R&B fans and most critics associate the...

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