The Ohio Players became a top 70’s Funk band, but started out in 1959 as the Ohio Untouchables.
A relative of the band started Lupine Records (based in Detroit) and got the band to back the Falcons for I Found a Love. as a result the Ohio Untouchables first 45 was Love Is Amazing.
1967 saw them re-christened as The Ohio Players. In 1969 they released “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow” for Capitol Records.
In the 1970s they moved into ‘Funk’ after being influenced by Sly Stone’s style (and dress sense too judging from the LP cover).