Tower of Power (Band)

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Tower of Power
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Tower of Power (or TOP for short) is an American R&B-based horn section and band, originating in Oakland, California, that has been performing since 1968. They are best known for their funky soul sound highlighted by a powerful horn section and precisely syncopated bass-guitar lines. There have been a number of lead vocalists, the most well-known being Lenny Williams, who fronted the band between early 1973 and late 1974, the period of their greatest commercial success. Their highest-charting songs include "You're Still a Young Man", "So Very Hard to Go", "Soul With a Capital S", "Soul Vaccination", "What Is Hip?", and "Don't Change Horses (in the Middle of a Stream)". Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 5 photos, 30 lists, 42 albums, 276 songs, 26 film credits, 2 news stories, and key facts about Tower of Power!

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Tower of Power is a member of the following lists: Musical groups from California, 1970s music groups, Music of the San Francisco Bay Area, American soul musical groups, American funk musical groups, Musical groups established in 1968, Smooth jazz ensembles, Musical groups from Oakland, California, 1968 establishments in California and Blue-eyed soul music groups.

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276 Songs »
1 Diggin' on James Brown 1905
2 So Very Hard To Go
3 Soul Vaccination 1973
4 Souled Out 2001
5 You're Still a Young Man 1905
6 So I Got to Groove 1905
7 I Like Your Style
8 You Got To Funkifize 1993
9 Knock Yourself Out 1905
10 Soul With a Capital "S" 2001
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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