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The Main Ingredient

I feel sorry for the youth of today especially young black men when it comes to the music they are listening to. Back in the days of “old school” music, groups like The Main Ingredient, The Chi-Lites, The Delfonics etc played soothing music, music for you to hold your date or even a new girl and groove the night away. The music brought love to the mind, body and soul. It could take you from the floor through the door. You heard and understood the words, the music penetrated your body. We ‘old’ folks knew how to get our groove in without being sweaty on the floor. Bring back “old” school music. Long live R & B music of the 70’s & 80’s and the souls of those who made and played it for us.


Born: April 27, 1944 in New York, NY

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s

Cuba Gooding sang lead on hits by the Main Ingredient, including the gold singles "Everybody Plays the Fool" and their remake of "I Just Don't Want to Be Lonely." His sons, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Omar Gooding are TV and film actors. Cuba Jr. starred in the movies Boyz 'N the Hood, A Few Good Men, Outbreak, Judgment Day, and won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in Jerry Maguire. Gooding's agile tenor worked well on the group's pop love songs and their inspirational-themed material,...
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