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Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe. The Royal Crescent Mob are three sleazy white guys and a black drummer from Columbus, Ohio; instead of playing funked-up heavy metal, they play garagey, metal-tinged funk. They're so good at it that when they slip from a James Brown cover into a Led Zeppelin tune it comes off with an ease and logic that's damn near inspirational--though why they should succeed where other white funk bands fail e. Clark; Every dollar you give helps us continue to explore and report on the diverse happenings of our city.
Mob ," as they were affectionately known to fans, was an appropriate moniker in that they were to the Red Hot Chili Peppers what Royal Crown Cola once was to Coke; similar in taste but different, some preferred Royal Crown to Coke, and it still moved plenty of cases of soda -- at least for a time. The Mob , main members being singer David Ellison , guitarist B. Emch, and bassist Harold "Happy" Chichester , were a force to be reckoned with in the Midwestern American club scene of the late '80s, routinely packing houses beyond capacity and regaling enthusiastic crowds with a tightly played and highly appealing blend of punk and funk. Their two big numbers early on were an original called "Get on the Bus" and a cover of Ohio Players ' "Love Rollercoaster," and both were featured on their independently produced, six-track EP Land of Sugar , which appeared in The drummer's chair was a revolving door in the Mob until Carlton Smith settled into the job in Although poorly recorded and difficult to find even when new, Land of Sugar was quickly snapped up by college radio stations and went into heavy rotation, generating enough interest in the Royal Crescent Mob that they were able to distribute their next two independent releases through Celluloid.