B.B. & Q. Band - On The Beat (Original Maxi Extended Mix)

B.B. & Q. Band - On The Beat (Original Maxi Extended Mix) [1981 HQ]

B. B. & Q. Band (which stands for the Brooklyn, Bronx, and Queens Band), was an American post-disco/funk band, which formed in 1981 and disbanded in 1986.

The self-titled debut album on Capitol provided several melodies of which Malavasi wrote all except one.
The biggest hit single "On the Beat", which reached 8 on the US Billboard Black Singles chart. Also "Time for Love" (72 on the same chart) mixed a melody with vocals by the lead singer, Ike Floyd.

After the debut Petrus invited guitarist Kevin Robinson, a former member of the band Kinky Fox that he had met already in 1980, to take over to lead the band.
The new line-up included Chielli Minucci, Kevin Nance, and Tony Bridges and for the first time B. B. & Q. band had a more defined role as a band.

 

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