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Chocolate Milk

Formed 1974 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.

The group comprised of:

Amadee Castanell (tenor, soprano, sax)

Ernest Dabon (bass)

Robert Dabon (piano, clavinet, moog)

Joseph Smith III (trumpet, flugelhorn)

Frank Richards (lead vocals, percussion)

Dwight Richards (drums)

Mario Tio (lead & rhythm guitar)


Kenneth Williams (percussion)

With producer Allen Toussaint the group recorded for RCA Records from the mid-70's to the early '80's.

Chocolate Milk were a New Orleans funk and soul ensemble who enjoyed success in the mid-'70's.

Chocolate Milk recorded for RCA from 1975 to 1983.

The band were best remembered for the tunes 'Action Speaks Louder Than Words' in 1975, 'Girl Callin' in 1978, and 'Blue Jeans' in 1981.

All were Top 20 R & B hits.

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Action Speaks Louder Than Words (RCA Records 1975)

Chocolate Milk (RCA Records 1976)

Comin' (RCA Records 1977)

Hipnotism (RCA Records 1980)

Blue Jeans (RCA Records 1982)

Friction (RCA Records 1982)

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