Wild Cherry


Wild Cherry was a funk band from Mingo Junction, OH with an ever-changing lineup led by Robert Parissi. Their best known songs include the Parissi-penned smash, "Play That Funky Music" (1976), which topped both the R&B and Pop/Rock charts.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Play That Funky Music (1976)
  • Baby Don't You Know (1977)
  • Hold On (1977)
  • Hot To Trot (1977)
  • I Love My Music (1978)

Pop charts debut year: 1976

Years active: 1970-1979

Genres: Funk rock, blue-eyed soul

Labels: Epic, Brown Bag


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