Good Times (Kool & the Gang album)

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Good Times
Good Times1972.jpg
Studio album by Kool & the Gang
Released November 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Funk
Length 31:26
Label De-Lite
Producer Kool & the Gang
Kool & the Gang chronology
Music Is the Message
(1972)
Good Times
(1972)
Wild and Peaceful
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Good Times is the third album released by the funk band Kool & the Gang. The album was released in 1972, and was highly successful in the R&B charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kool & the Gang; except where indicated.

Side 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Good Times"   4:16
2. "Country Junky"   2:55
3. "Wild Is Love" George "Funky" Brown, Robert "Spike" Mickens 3:24
4. "North, East, South, West" Ricky West 3:38
Side 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Making Merry Music"   3:04
2. "I Remember John W. Coltrane" Khalis Bayyan 4:02
3. "Rated X"   4:02
4. "Father, Father" George "Funky" Brown 5:37


Personnel[edit]

Additional Personnel
  • Cello – Allen McGill
  • French Horn – Billy Brown, Sharon Moe
  • Harp – Assunta Dell'Aquila
  • Viola – Marty Salyk
  • Violin – Al Wagner, San Zimmerman, Sy Miroff

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Kool & the Gang: Good Times" at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Good Times > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums" at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 October 2011.