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CON FUNK SHUN members are Michael Cooper, D. Edward, Felton Pilate. CON FUNK SHUN released Sixteen albums from 1973 till 2015. The first album CON FUNK SHUN released in the seventies is 'The Memphis Sessions' on Records. Other albums that CON FUNK SHUN recorded are 'Burnin' Love', 'Electric Lady', 'Fever', '7 (Seven)'. Ten albums of CON FUNK SHUN reached the billboard Top R&B Albums chart. The highest charted album was 'Loveshine' from 1978. This album debuted 17 June 1978 on the Top R&B Albums chart and reached number 10 and lasts 25 weeks on this chart. Other charted albums are `Fever' #12 (Top R&B Albums) and `7 (Seven)' #17 (Top R&B Albums) and `Burnin' Love' #25 (Top R&B Albums) and `Secrets' #6 (Top R&B Albums) and `Candy' #7 (Top R&B Albums) and `Spirit Of Love' #7 (Top R&B Albums) and `Touch' #7 (Top R&B Albums) and `To The Max' #9 (Top R&B Albums) and `Electric Lady' #9 (Top R&B Albums) From 1977 till 1986 CON FUNK SHUN released also twenty zero singles. The first single CON FUNK SHUN released in the seventies is 'Ffun' on Records. Other released tracks are 'Ain't Nobody, Baby (1982 / MERCURY)', 'Body Lovers (1981 / MERCURY)', 'Burnin' Love (1986 / MERCURY)', 'Don't Let Your Love Grow Cold (1983 / MERCURY)'.

Soul-funk dance band formed in California '68 as Project Soul,the moved to Memphis in '71, and changed their name in Con Funk Shun. The have a remarkably consistent lineup: Michael Cooper, lead vocals, guitar and Louis McCall, drums (high school friends who started the group); Cedric Martin, bass; Danny Thomas, keyboards; Karl Fuller, Paul Harrell, Felton Pilate II, horns and various instruments (Pilate also did lead vocals). Backed Stax artists, recorded for Fretone, then Mercury from '76. Second LP Secrets '77 incl. "Ffun', no. 1 soul single (no. 23 pop chart) same year; third Loveshine '78 incl. "Shake And Dance With Me', also no. 1 soul hit; other hits incl. "Chase Me', "Let Me Put Love On Your Mind', "Lady's Wild', "Too Tight'. Seven albums reached USA top 100 '73-85. Add/Complete Bio

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