Dayton were an American soul-funk band from Dayton, Ohio, that debuted with a self-titled album on United Artists in 1980, followed by a pair of albums on Liberty and another two on Capitol between 1981 and 1985.

Members: David Shawn Sandridge (vocals, guitar), Chris Jones (vocals, keyboards, trumpet), Dean Hummons (keyboards), Derrick Armstrong (vocals), Jenny Douglas (vocals), Kevin Hurt (drums, percussion), Rachel Beavers (backing vocals), Elaine Terry (backing vocals), Rahni P. Harris (vocals, piano, synthesizers), Karen Harris Chappel (vocals)


  • Dayton (1980)
  • Cutie Pie (1981)
  • Hot Fun (1982)
  • Feel the Music (1983)
  • This Time (1985)

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