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Ohio Players

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The Ohio Players were a funk and R&B band from the United States. The group formed in 1959. They were best known for the songs "Fire", "Funky Worm" and "Love Rollercoaster". This group was most popular in the 1970s. They were from Dayton, Ohio.[1]

The group's first big song was "Funky Worm". The song hit the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also hit #1 on the Billboard R&B chart.

They had seven Top 40 songs between 1973 and 1976. The songs included "Fire" in 1975 and "Love Rollercoaster" in 1976.

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  1. "The Ohio Players". All Music. Retrieved March 8, 2015.