The Kool Gents

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The Kool Gents


One of the most interesting groups to emerge from Chicago in the '50s was the Kool Gents. An early incarnation called the Golden Tones had a couple of releases on two fly-by-night labels. The original members consisted of Cicero Blake, James Harper, Howard McClain, Teddy Long, and John Carter. Delecta "Dee" Clark, John McCall, and Doug Brown replaced Harper, McClain, and Blake. McCall, not Clark originally sung lead until Vee Jay's A&R man Calvin Carter recommended that Clark si... Read more

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