Funk & Soul Wednesdays – The Ohio Players

After many mishaps and line-up changes, The Ohio Players finally had their first hit single with “Funky Worm” on the album Pleasure in 1973. The band initially formed in 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, then disbanded twice before going on to have seven top 40 singles in the 70s. They were known not only for their horn grooves and memorable sound, but also for their sexually provocative album covers. Their songs have been sampled by numerous R&B and hip-hop artists, with... Read More

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