Lipps, Inc.

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Lipps, Inc. (pronounced like "lip sync") was an R&B/Funk/Disco band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The group was best known for the chart-topping 1980 worldwide hit single "Funkytown", which hit #1 in 28 different countries around the world and was certified as double-platinum in sales.

The group originally consisted of lead vocalist Cynthia Johnson and a changing lineup of session musicians, including guitarist David Rivkin, guitarist Tom Riopelle and bassist Terry Grant. Steven Greenberg, the creator of the act, wrote and produced most of the group's music.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1979 Mouth to Mouth 4 2
1980 Pucker Up 5 1
1981 Designer Music 5 1
1983 4 1
2003 Funkytown 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1992 Funkyworld: The Best of Lipps, Inc. 1
2001 Disco Collection 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1979 Funkytown 2
1979 Rock It / Power 4 1
1980 How Long / There They Are 5 1
1981 I Need Some Cash 1
1985 Does Anybody Know Me? 1

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