Wild Cherry

Wild Cherry were an American funk-rock/soul band from Pittsburgh, Penn., that released four albums on Epic/Sweet City between 1976 and 1979.

Members: Robert Parissi (lead vocals, guitar), Ben Difabbio (drums, vocals, 1970-75), Louie Osso (guitar, vocals, 1970-73), Larry Brown (bass, vocals, 1970-73), Larry Mader (keyboards, vocals, 1970-73), Coogie Stoddart (guitar, vocals, 1973-75, 1977-78), Joe Buchmelter (bass, 1973), Buckie Lusk (bass, 1973-75), Allen Wentz (bass, synthesizer, vocals, 1975-78), Bryan Bassett (guitar, 1975-78), Ronald Beitle (drums, percussion, 1975-79), Mark Avsec (keyboards, vocals, 1975-79), Donnie Iris (guitar, vocals, 1978-79), Cooke Michalchick (bass, 1978-79)

  • Wild Cherry (1976)
  • Electrified Funk (1977)
  • I Love My Music (1978)
  • Only the Wild Survive (1979)

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