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The Gap Band are a funk, soul and rhythm and blues group from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band is fronted by the three Wilson brothers: Charlie, Robert, and Ronnie. The Wilson brothers are the sons of a Pentecostal minister and began their music careers singing in their father's church. The Wilson brothers first got together as a group in 1967 and ... See full bio »
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 2015 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8792 (2015) ... (writer: "Uptown Funk" - uncredited)
 2015 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2015) ... (writer: "Uptown Funk")
 2015/I Aloha (performer: "Outstanding")
 2015 Radio 1's Big Weekend Norwich 2015 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Olly Murs (2015) ... (writer: "Medley: Play That Funky Music / Le Freak / Good Times / UpTown Funk! / Oops Upside Your Head")
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Word Up! By Cameo (2015) ... (writer: "Uptown Funk")
 2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Uptown Funk")
 2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl (performer: "Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)")
 2012 Take Me Out (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (performer: "You Dropped a Bomb on Me")
 2011 Balls to the Wall (performer: "Party Train")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bombers (2010) ... (performer: "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" (Uncredited))
 2009 The Firm (performer: "Outstanding", "Oops Upside Your Head")
 2005-2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 2 of 20 Voted Off (2009) ... (performer: "Early in the Morning")
- Top 4 (2005) ... (performer: "Early in the Morning")
- Top 8 (2005) ... (performer: "You Dropped a Bomb on Me")
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (performer: "Early in the Morning")
 2007 Brooklyn Rules (performer: "You Dropped a Bomb on Me")
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the Laundromat (2005) ... (performer: "Early In The Morning")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "You Dropped A Bomb On Me")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "You Dropped a Bomb on Me")
 1999 At First Sight (performer: "Burn Rubber on Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)")
 1997 Kiss Me, Guido (performer: "Burn Rubber on Me")
 1996 Sleepers (performer: "Early In The Morning")
 1995 La Haine (performer: "Outstanding") / (writer: "Outstanding")
 1988 Working Girl (performer: "Straight from the Heart")
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (performer: "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka", "You're So Cute")
 1985 Krush Groove (performer: "Love Triangle")
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson (performer: "PARTY TRAIN")
 1981 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Go West Young Man (1981) ... (performer: "Oops Upside Your Head" - uncredited)
 1980-1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 January 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Burn Rubber on Me")
- Episode dated 22 January 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Burn Rubber on Me")
- Episode dated 7 August 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Oops Upside Your Head")
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Hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; The Gap Band is named after three different streets in the city the members lived on. Greenwood, Archer and Pine. Which all intersect the GAP Band Street (Tulsa Transit Bus Route #222) to downtown. As well as being the routes to the annual "Juneteenth" Music Festival. See more »

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