Wild Cherry recorded the classic “Play That Funky Music” in 1976 and released it as their first single off their eponymous album. The track went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and top chart positions in many other markets worldwide. The track was recorded at the Cleveland Recording Company in Cleveland, Ohio and produced by lead vocalist and songwriter Rob Parissi.
VOCAL only (LEAD: Rob Parissi; BACKING: Chuck Berginc, Ian Bridle):
INSTRUMENTAL (GUITAR: Bryan Bassett, DRUMS: Ron Beitle, KEYBOARDS: Chuck Berginc, Ian Bridle, BASS: Allen Wentz, TRUMPETS: Jack Brndiar, SAXES: Joe Eckert, Rick Singer):