Ice were an American funk band based in Paris that released three albums on Kedzie and Musidisc between 1972 and 1974, followed by a fourth on RCA in 1977. The band evolved from the Bobby Boyd Congress and recorded two albums concurrently as The Lafayette Afro Rock Band. Members: – Discography: Afro Agban (The Afro-Instrumental […]

Ice – Each Man Makes His Destiny (1974)

Each Man Makes His Destiny is an album by Paris-based American funk septet Ice, released in 1973 on Kedzie Records. The album is the band’s first under the nameplate, though the musicians also recorded concurrently as the Lafayette Afro Rock Band. Tracklist: A1. “Too Little Room” (5:30) A2. “Suicide” (5:24) A3. “One Chance” (3:15) A4. […]

Bobby Boyd Congress

The Bobby Boyd Congress were an American soul-funk band from N.Y.C. that relocated to Paris, where they released a self-titled album on Vadim Music in 1971. After the band’s namesake frontman returned to the states, the others members morphed into the Lafayette Afro Rock Band and also recorded concurrently as Ice. Members: Arthur Young, Bobby […]