x

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your ReverbNation experience.

Dukakis People

Rank #6 US Kansas City, KS Indie / Alternative Soul / Rock
Ribbon

50% of sales go to the charity Beat Making Lab.

Browse more artists »

Members

Learn More

About

Sounds Like: Living Colour, Fishbone, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Lenny Kravitz

Label: BVS Recording Corporation, Ltd.

Manager: Rasul Ree

Bio: The Dukakis People are an American alternative soul, rock and avant garde funk music band formed in 1990 in Kansas City, Kansas. The groups original line-up consisted of Rocky Jones Ree (multi-instrumentalist, vocals & chief songwriter) and DJ Frank "Todd" Tabron (drum programming and turntables... See Full Bio

More Info

Status

Twitter_icon_for_status: RT @omgRudeComedian: Running like a gorilla up the stairs because it's easier that way.

Press

“Dukakis People/ Good People/ (BVS) Remember Michael Dukakis? The former presidential candidate won't be throwing his hat into the ring for the 2000 election, but the Dukakis People have an excellent chance of winning over Missouri. The group's third album, Good People, contains a high-potency blend of styles, with jazzy intros leading into synthesizer-induced bliss while trunk-rattling bass pounds in the background. There's also plenty of emotion, with the haunting "Sad But Beautiful Dream" and the poignant dedication "My Dear Brother". Other highlights include the pulsing dance track "Word", and "Baal", which recreates the sublime sound of early Prince. "I'll Do Anything" provides the perfect example of this group's genius: a pulsing keyboard line gives way to a chorus that samples the vocal line 'I can't go for that'. First Dukakis, then Hall and Oates-- this trio has a way of making stiff white guys seem cool. Maybe Al Gore should give them a call.”
—  Andrew Miller, Pitch Weekly
All Press

Recent Blogs

No blog needed!!!
Jun 29, 2013
Thanks to everyone! [more]
All Blogs

BVS Recording Corp.

BVS Recording Corp.

Songs

Play All | Queue All | Share All

Shows

All Shows

Comments

Add Comment
  • Mr. Happiness (Artist) Mr. Happiness
    I thank you from my heart, and I love love love your songs keep up the great work. Love Love Love, Mr. Happiness..
  • Lamont Wilkins (WHProse) (Artist) Lamont Wilkins (WHP...
    Thanks for becoming a fan of my spoken word! Keep working hard to get yourself heard & much continued success to you!
  • FLUFFER (Artist) FLUFFER
    Inspired songwriting and musical execution!! Already back for seconds and loving what I hear in my headphones!! Drop by my page when you get a chance to say hi, listen to a ...
  • Lu Hound (Artist) Lu Hound
    Man the song "Heaven' has got such a dope vibe to it yo. The whole attitude is perfect! You got the emotion nd spirit keep jamming! Best
  • MeetThe Seavers (Artist) MeetThe Seavers
    You guys are in another solar system! Incredibly creative & talented! Continue to write your name in the musical world. Much love!
  • nadine coker (Artist) nadine coker
    Great music and tone is easy too listen to. Thank you so much for your comment. It was very encouraging. I did like your page back. Keep up the great work. God Bless!
All Comments

Questions

Ask Dukakis People anything...

200 characters remaining
Submit Question
 
Q: Thats so awesome!!! Did I ever remember to let you have our snailmail address?
A: YES!!!! But you can always resend it just in case!

Asked by Malte and Bengt-Åke. Answered on Sun May 25 2014

All Questions

Stats

  • Song Plays 1,941 +8

  • Total Fans 10,153

  • ReverbNation Fans 639

  • Facebook Likes 3,293

  • Twitter Followers 6,160

  • Widget Impressions 22

Fans

All Fans

Artist Recommendations

  • Mother's Finest
    Mother's Finest
    Rock
    Woodstock, GA
  • Tech N9ne
    Tech N9ne
    Hip Hop
    Lees Summit, MO
  • AJ Young
    AJ Young
    Pop
    Kansas City, MO
All Favorites
Feedback