Live at PJ's

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Live at PJ's
Live album by Kool and the Gang
Released October 1971
Recorded 29 May 1971,
live at PJ's, Hollywood
Genre Funk, Soul jazz
Length 46:06
Label De-Lite
Producer Gene Redd
Kool and the Gang chronology
Live at the Sex Machine
Live at PJ's
Music Is the Message
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Live at PJ's is the third album released by the funk band Kool and the Gang. The album was released in 1971, recorded at a local club. The band's huge commercial success would not come until a few albums later.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "N.T."   Gene Redd, Kool & the Gang 6:29
2. "Ricksonata"   Kool & the Gang 5:39
3. "Sombrero Sam"   Charles Lloyd 6:42
4. "Ronnie's Groove"   Redd, Kool & the Gang 2:57
Side 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ike's Mood"   Isaac Hayes, Barry Mann 5:01
2. "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"   Cynthia Weil, Phil Spector 4:59
3. "Lucky for Me"   Charles Smith 3:02
4. "Dujii"   Rick Westfield 6:02

The track "N.T." (short for "No Title") was replaced with "The Penguin" on the UK LP.[2]

The 1999 CD release combined "Ike's Mood" and "You've Lost That Loving Feeling" into one track and included both "N.T." and "The Penguin".[3]

In popular culture[edit]


  1. ^ Bush, John. "Kool & the Gang: Live at P.J.'s > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  2. ^ Kool & the Gang – Live at P.J.'s at Discogs
  3. ^ Kool & the Gang – Live at P.J.'s (CD) at Discogs
  4. ^ "Kool and the Gang: Live at P.J.'s". Search results for "Live at PJ's". Section 1. Soul. Retrieved 27 October 2011.