220px-Bend_Me,_Shape_Me_(album)_cover#15 – The American Breed – “Bend Me, Shape Me” – (1968)

The American Breed got their start in 1962 but didn’t take this name until 1967. This was their biggest hit and it’s a good one. After breaking up in 1970, some of the members would later reunite and become Rufus, which would launch the career of Chaka Khan. This is a classic oldie.

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