Formed in 1975 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Led by brothers George Johnson and Louis Johnson.
Initially their line-up included their cousin Alex Weir
Started as backing musicians of Bobby Womack, Billy Preston etc.
Quincy Jones brought them to prominenece using them in his album "Mellow Madness".
They have recorded eight albums between 1976 - 1988.
Famous for their disco smash "Stomp" and their cover of Shuggie Otis' classic "Strawberry Letter 23".