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The band Ohio Players was founded in 1959. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Dayton. Generally, music journalists would define Ohio Players’s style within the genre/s of funk, and other rock music.
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What Genre is Ohio Players?
Ohio Players genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Ohio Players. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of funk, and other rock music.