The Diplomats of Solid Sound

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The Diplomats of Solid Sound
Origin Iowa City, IA, U.S.
Genres Memphis soul
Funk
Instrumental rock
Years active 1998-present
Labels

Estrus Records Record Kicks

Pravda Records
Associated acts The Bent Scepters
Members

Doug Roberson Paul Kresowik Nate Basinger Dave Basinger Eddie McKinley Sarah Cram

Kathy Ruestow
Past members Abbie Sawyer, Dustin Connor, Pat White, Jim Viner

The Diplomats of Solid Sound is a soul band from Iowa City, Iowa. The current members are Doug Roberson on guitar, Nate Basinger on Hammond Organ, Paul Kresowik on drums and percussion, David Basinger on baritone sax, and Eddie McKinley on tenor sax, Sarah Cram on vocals, and Kathy Ruestow on vocals. The Diplomats of Solid Sound released an album in April 2008 titled The Diplomats of Solid Sound Featuring The Diplomettes on Italian Funk/Soul/Groove label Record Kicks.

Discography[edit]

  • "Bullfrog Boogaloo / Willie's Theme 7" (Prescription Records, 2001)
  • Instrumental Action Soul (Prescription Records, 2001)
  • "Porkchop" / "Apple Jack Hat", "Gettin' Down With The Count" 7" (Estrus Records, 2002)
  • "Alligator Boogaloo", "Swamp Chomp" / "Clyde the Glide", "Porkchop" 7" (Butterfly Records, 2002)
  • Lets Cool One (Estrus Records, 2003)
  • Destination...Get Down! (Estrus Records, 2005)
  • "Grease Monkey" / "Loaf and Jug" 7" (VampiSoul, 2005)
  • Aphrodesiac with Andre Williams (Pravda Records, 2006)
  • "Do You Remember?" / "Prove It To Me" 7" with Andre Williams (VampiSoul, 2006)
  • "Can Your Frug Do The Boogaloo" split 7" with The Monroes (Speed Nebraska Records, 2006)
  • "Plenty Nasty" / "Hurt Me So (Lack of Afro Remix)" 7" (Record Kicks, 2008)
  • "If You're Wrong" / "If You're Wrong (Lack of Afro Remix)" 7" (Record Kicks, 2008)
  • The Diplomats of Solid Sound Featuring The Diplomettes LP, CD (Record Kicks, Pravda Records, 2008)
  • "Back Off" / "B-O-O-G-A-L-O-O" 7" (Record Kicks, September 27, 2010)
  • What Goes Around Comes Around LP, CD (Record Kicks, October 11, 2010)

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