US American Rock and Soul group, that was formed in 1962 and disbanded in 1970, later evolving into Rufus. The group was formed in Cicero, Illinois as Gary & The Knight Lites. Their greatest success was the single, "Bend Me, Shape Me", which reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968.
The American Breed was an American rock band that was formed in 1966 and disbanded in 1969, later evolving into Rufus.