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Dukakis People

Dukakis People

Indie / Alternative Soul / Rock Kansas City, KS  US
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Heaven
Heaven
Gun Argument
Gun Argument
Baal
Baal
Jane, U Wit' Me ?
Jane, U Wit' Me ?
Mini Skirt
Mini Skirt

Videos

Dukakis People - Good People

Shows

  • 2013

    Jul 6

    Kansas City, KANSA, US | 8:00pm

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  • DJ Ses (Artist)
    DJ Ses
    Hey I really like what your doing. Maybe we could collab in the future. Be sure to check out my songs, you won't regret it. Im a fan #FollowBack
  • The Harry Munk Project (Artist)
    The Harry Munk Project
    Great work here "mini skirt" is a great track!! Great vocals!! We have joined your links feel free to keep in touch and keep us posted we wish you the very best
  • 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

Photos

  • Distorted, the debut album by the Dukakis People, released on October 22, 1992.
  • Plight, the sophomore album, released on December 4, 1993.
  • Good People, released on February 26, 1999.

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Dukakis People

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About

Sounds Like: Living Colour, Fishbone, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, TV On The Radio

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

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Twitter_icon_for_status: RT @iamprincekash: We take too much for granted. Take a moment to appreciate what you have. http://t.co/tJgRtodzkG

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

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Jun 29, 2013

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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

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  • Song Plays +8 3,002
  • Video Plays 7
  • Total Fans 9,804
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  • Facebook Likes 2,962
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