Brick hail from Atlanta, Georgia.
The band comprised:
Jimmy Brown (lead vocals / flute / sax / horns)
Regi Hargis Hickman (vocals / guitar / bass)
Ray Ransom (lead vocals / bass / keyboards / percussion)
Donald Nevins (vocals / Acoustic Piano / Clavinet / Moog) (b. 1949, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. d. 7th August 2011, Reynolds, Georgia, U.S.A.)
Eddie Irons (lead vocals / drums / keyboards)
In the mid-70's Brick signed to the Bang label (via CBS) and established themselves on the U.K. funk / soul scene with 'Dazz' (disco jazz) which reached the U.K. Top 40 in 1976.
good high - 1976 / brick - 1977 / stoneheart - 1979 / waiting on you - 1980
Their albums included 'Good High' (in 1976 - featuring 'Dazz'), 'Brick' (1977 - featuring 'Dusic' and 'Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody'), 'Stoneheart' (in 1978), 'Waiting On You' (in 1980) 'Summer Heat' (in 1981 - featuring 'Sweat (Til You Get Wet'), 'After 5' (in 1982 - including 'Free Dancer') and 'Too Tuff' (in 1988).
summer heat - 1981 / after 5 - 1982 / too tuff - 1988 / donald nevins (1949-2011)
The album 'Summer Heat' was a collaboration with Ray Parker Jnr, who co-produced and co-wrote several of the album tracks.
In 1988 they worked with producer Michael J. Powell on 'Too Tuff' for the Magic City label.
At one time, Brick were invited to play at the White House by the former President Jimmy Carter.
Donald Nevins passed away in 2011, at the age of 62.
Good High (Bang Records 1976)
Brick (Bang Records 1977)
Stoneheart (Bang Records 1978)
Waiting On You (Bang Records 1980)
Summer Heat (Bang Records 1981)
After 5 (Bang Records 1982)
Too Tuff (Magic City Records 1988)
The Best Of Brick (Bang/Epic Records 1995)