There are at least three artists with the name Magnum Force
1) Alias of Rex Buron.
2) An Arizona powerviolence band.
3) A Soul/Funk Band from Chicago
Chicago’s own MAGNUM FORCE, Founded by Rick & Rory (Star) Sizemore in 1978. The band was formerly named “Seville” until 1980 when they were introduced to Carl Davis (CEO) of Carl Davis Productions and Chi-Sound records. Carl Davis asked them to change their name because it was said that someone else had the name Seville, first. All members in the band had they’re own musical backgrounds before joining up together. Their first hit recording was “Share my love”, written by Ric and Rory (Star) Sizemore and recorded in Universal Studios in Chicago 1982. Magnum Force, was a hit band in the 80’s right before Rap and Hip Hop came in. Magnum Force opened for groups like: The Dazz Band, Heatwave, Lakeside, Enchantment, Slave, Midnight Star, The Emotions, The staple singers, The Chi-Lites, and Gene Chandler. This o’l school band definitely carried their own weight. Magnum Force, also had other hit singles in their time entitled: (Girl you’re too cool), (A touch of Funk), (Cool out), and (You’re not my lady you’re just a dream)…This is a band that should’nt be forgotten. After all, They closed the Chicago Soul sound before Rap and Hip Hop came into play… Please check them out! if you like o’l school music and love making music with a touch of Funk, then you need to listen to “Chicago’s own MAGNUM FORCE”! and remember: May the force be with you…
Magnum Force are:
1. Rick (Star) Sizemore, Bass and vocals.
2. Rory (Star) Sizemore, keyboards and vocals.
3. Nathaniel Williams, Lead vocalist.
4. Myron L. Robinson, Drums.
5. Mark Vines, Saxophone.
6. Carl (C-Bone) Colmer Trombone.
7. Kenny Anderson, Trumpet.
8. Dwayne Lidell, Lead vocalist.
9. Stan Skibby Winfield, Lead and Rythm Guitars and vocals.
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