My favorite R&B bands are:

1 Sly & The Family Stone

2 Mandrill

3 Earth, Wind & Fire

4 Parliament-Funkadelic

5 Average White Band

6 The Commodores

7 The Barkays

8 Con Funk Shun

9 Slave

10 Heatwave

11 Zapp

12 The Ohio Players

13 Faze-O

14 Chic