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The Lost Generation (band)

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Active from  1969
Record label  Brunswick Records
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Albums  Young, Tough and Terrible, The Sly, Slick and the Wicked
Members  Lowrell Simon, Larry Brownlee, Fred Simon
Genres  R&B/soul, Children's music, Rock
Similar  Sly - Slick and Wicked, Caroll Spinney, Eugene Record, The Flaming Ember, Barbara Acklin

The Lost Generation was an American soul group from Chicago, Illinois. The members began singing together in 1969, after Jesse Dean completed time in the United States Army, and shortly after forming, Lowrell Simon's childhood friend, Gus Redmond (who was by that time promotional head at Brunswick Records), had the group record with producer Carl Davis. The result of these sessions was the single "The Sly, Slick and the Wicked", which became a hit in the US, and whose sales earned Brunswick Records enough profits to buy itself out and dissociate itself from its parent company, Decca Records, that same year. The group scored a few further hits, and disbanded in 1974, with members Brownlee and Fred Simon later joining Mystique, and Lowrell Simon embarking on a successful career as a solo artist. Larry Brownlee died in 1978; Fred Simon currently sings bass vocals with The Chi-Lites.



  • Lowrell Simon (formerly of The Vondells)
  • Fred Simon
  • Jesse Dean
  • Larry Brownlee (formerly of The C.O.D.s; died 1978)
  • Leslie Dean
  • Discography

  • The Sly, Slick and the Wicked (Brunswick Records, 1970)
  • The Young, Tough and Terrible (Brunswick Records, 1972)
  • Singles

  • "The Sly, Slick and the Wicked" (1970) US #30, US R&B Singles #14
  • "Wait a Minute" (1970) US R&B Singles #25
  • "Someday" (1971) US R&B Singles #48
  • "Talking the Teenage Language" (1971) US R&B Singles #35
  • "Your Mission (If You Decide to Accept It) Part I" (1974) US R&B Singles #65
  • Songs

    The Sly - Slick And The WickedThe Sly - Slick and the Wicked · 1970
    This Is the Lost GenerationYoung - Tough and Terrible · 1972
    Talking The Teenage LanguageYoung - Tough and Terrible · 1972


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