Detroit's own Q.T. Hush (Teena Marie's former backup band). Heard of them?

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Top of pageBottom of page   By Grubman, Indursky & Schindler (216.139.153.109) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 03:54 pm:

Q.T. Hush were a funk oriented band from Detroit consisting of London Carmichael (keyboards/vocals), Nikki Slikk (guitar/vocals), Wyman Brown (keyboards/synths), Allen McGrier (bass/drums) and Cocoa La Boy (percussion).

They were protégés of Teena Marie who produced their one album for Epic Records in 1985 and also engaged them as her touring band.
  
A couple of 12" singles 'It Ain't You Babe' and 'Turn It Up' were lifted from the album but failed to make much impression despite Teena helping out on lead vocals.   

Albums
Q.T. Hush (Epic 1985)

Hot Tracks
It Ain't You Babe (Epic 12" 1985)

Top of pageBottom of page   By KevGo (64.115.26.80) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 04:02 pm:

Damn, Grubman! You're REALLY pulling out the rarities!

I do recall hearing Q.T. Hush briefly on the radio when I was in college during 1985-86. Their album came out shortly after Teena's "Star Child" disc.

Kevin Goins - KevGo

Top of pageBottom of page   By Grubman, Indursky & Schindler (216.139.153.109) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 04:14 pm:

Thanks Kev ! I see you & I (.....and a lot of other cats here have the same taste of music)

Kev, I got one for you. Lemme see if you remember this funk outfit. Remember another Epic act from the early '80's called "M.C.B." ? They were "M"ills "C"ampbell "B"right.

Aaron Mills on bass,"T.C." Thompkins on keyboards, Jeryl Bright on trombone. The cut I remember the most from this record is "Can't Stop The Feeling" Sounded very much like Cameo, no wonder, they were part of that group !

Top of pageBottom of page   By KevGo (64.115.26.80) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 06:47 pm:

Grubman:
You got me on MCB....Never heard that group but I'd be curious to hear what they sound like.
Kevin Goins - KevGo

Top of pageBottom of page   By Wonder B (81.50.20.153) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 08:10 pm:

Grubman MCB is excellent... QT HUSH isn't on the same par as MCB... LOL
I remember the last time I talked to Aaron Mills I reminded him about the MCB days and he said he hadn't played those songs in a looooong while...
I like 'Time Is Right' especially but the whole album is full of great tunes... bad bass playing throughout!! LOL
Too bad they didn't get a chance to carry on...
That LP is hard to find....

Wonder B

Top of pageBottom of page   By Don (68.77.40.21) on Monday, April 05, 2004 - 09:30 pm:

Hi Grumbman,
I remember I read an old article back in the day (I can't remember the name of the mag) that T was raving about how bad how Q.T. Hush we're. I'll have to get with some of my funk buddies on this. One or two of them may have their lp. MCB's name sound quite familiar too?


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