Wild Cherry

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Steubenville, Ohio 1970-80
Wild Cherry started as a straight rock band, playing Ohio style melodic hard rock with proto power pop influences. They cut a couple records on their own, before getting signed to Terry Knight's Brown Bag label. These records did not have much impact, and the band broke up for a while. In 1975 or thereabouts original Wild Cherry leader Rob Parissi recruited some musicians from the Pittsburgh area, and started a new Wild Cherry. This band tried to crack the rock clubs, but in the time since the original band's breakup, musical tastes, and clubs, were changing to more dance music. Parissi wrote a song from experience called "Play that Funky Music", and in doing so, the band followed their lead and became a funk/disco/dance band.
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Albums

KSF 1901 Wild Cherry - Wild Cherry album art Wild Cherry Wild Cherry (Album) Epic, Sweet City (4) KSF 1901 South Africa 1976 Sell This Version
25AP 444 Wild Cherry - Electrified Funk album art Wild Cherry Electrified Funk (Album) Epic, Sweet City (4) 25AP 444 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
25AP 878 Wild Cherry - I Love My Music album art Wild Cherry I Love My Music (Album) Epic, Sweet City (4) 25AP 878 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
25-3P-123 Wild Cherry - Only The Wild Survive album art Wild Cherry Only The Wild Survive (Album) Epic, Sweet City (4) 25-3P-123 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
SHM 1009 Wild Cherry - Wild Cherry album art Wild Cherry Wild Cherry(LP, Album) Rainbow Music SHM 1009 Malaysia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WC-100-A/B Wild Cherry - You Can Be High (But Lay Low) / Tomorrow Morning album art Wild Cherry You Can Be High (But Lay Low) / Tomorrow Morning(7") WC's Where It's At WC-100-A/B US 1970 Sell This Version
111316 Wild Cherry - Something Special On Your Mind album art Wild Cherry Something Special On Your Mind(7", Single) WC II 111316 US 1971 Sell This Version
BB-XW217-W Wild Cherry - Get Down album art Wild Cherry Get Down (Single) Brown Bag Records BB-XW217-W US 1973 Sell This Version
90001 Wild Cherry - Show Me Your Badge / Bring Back The Fire album art Wild Cherry Show Me Your Badge / Bring Back The Fire (Single) Brown Bag Records 90001 US 1972 Sell This Version
1656-S Wild Cherry - Voodoo Doll album art Wild Cherry Voodoo Doll A&M Records 1656-S US 1975 Sell This Version
45-15.177 Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music / The Lady Wants Your Money album art Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music / The Lady Wants Your Money (Single, Maxi) Epic, Sweet City (4) 45-15.177 Venezuela 1976 Sell This Version
EPC S 4911, EPC 4911 Wild Cherry - Baby Don't You Know album art Wild Cherry Baby Don't You Know (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) EPC S 4911, EPC 4911 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
131-0154 Wild Cherry Toquen Esa Musica Funky = Play That Funky Music / Me Siento Santificado = I Feel Sanctified(7", Single) CBS 131-0154 Ecuador 1976 Sell This Version
EC-55173 Wild Cherry - Toquen Esa Música Funky = Play That Funky Music  album art Wild Cherry Toquen Esa Música Funky = Play That Funky Music (7", EP) Epic EC-55173 Mexico 1976 Sell This Version
ZSS 161178 Wild Cherry - La Dama Quiere Tu Dinero ( The Lady Wants Yuor Money) album art Wild Cherry La Dama Quiere Tu Dinero ( The Lady Wants Yuor Money)(7") CBS ZSS 161178 Chile 1976 Sell This Version
8-50401 Wild Cherry - Hold On album art Wild Cherry Hold On (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) 8-50401 US 1977 Sell This Version
8-50362 Wild Cherry - Hot To Trot album art Wild Cherry Hot To Trot (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) 8-50362 US 1977 Sell This Version
S EPC 5135 Wild Cherry - I Feel Sanctified album art Wild Cherry I Feel Sanctified Epic, Sweet City (4) S EPC 5135 UK 1977 Sell This Version
66.324 Wild Cherry - Dancin' Music Band / Baby Don't You Know album art Wild Cherry Dancin' Music Band / Baby Don't You Know(7", Single) Epic 66.324 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
EN 1588 Wild Cherry - Dancin' Music Band / Hot To Trot album art Wild Cherry Dancin' Music Band / Hot To Trot(7", Single) Epic EN 1588 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
8-50619 Wild Cherry - This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) album art Wild Cherry This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) 8-50619 US 1978 Sell This Version
S EPC 6497 Wild Cherry - 1 2 3 Kind Of Love album art Wild Cherry 1 2 3 Kind Of Love (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) S EPC 6497 UK 1978 Sell This Version
EPC 61732 Wild Cherry - I Love My Music album art Wild Cherry I Love My Music (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) EPC 61732 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
8-50702 Wild Cherry - Try A Piece Of My Love album art Wild Cherry Try A Piece Of My Love (Single) Epic, Sweet City (4) 8-50702 US 1979 Sell This Version
EN 1920 Wild Cherry - Try A Piece Of My Love album art Wild Cherry Try A Piece Of My Love(7", Single) Epic EN 1920 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version