1. Chart Beat Chat

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Kool and the Gang, cover songs, "Girlfriend" and more! 'STILL KOOL' AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Mr. Bronson, I was curious how well Kool and the Gang's first new studio release in 10 years did in relation to their past albums. Are they "…

  2. Chart Beat Bonus

    June 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Ahmet Ertegun, Sugar Ray, "Lady Marmalade" FOUNDERS AND COMPOSERS: Earlier this year, Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun collected a No. 1 songwriting credit on The Billboard Hot 100, thanks to the success of "Angel" by Shaggy featuring Rayvon. How Ertegun…

  3. Chart Beat Bonus

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Janet Jackson, India.Arie, Labelle, and more. KICK OUT THE JAMS: Once upon a time there was a studio group on 20th Century Records called the Eleventh Hour, fronted by songwriter Kenny Nolan. Their self-titled album contained a song about a character from New Orleans that attracted…