Brute Force is the stage name of Stephen Friedland (center in the yellow shirt), a New York City singer, keyboardist and songwriter. Brute’s was a member of the Tokens in the mid ’60s, and then became later a solo artist whose first album, I, Brute Force, Confections of Love, was produced by John Simon (the Band, Big Brother and the Holding Company). His single “King of Fuh” was released by the Beatles’ Apple Records. Read his story in NY Press.
Also check out this video performing with Daughter of Force on You Tube.