The Sound Of Philadelphia

  

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By:  john-russell  •  5 days ago  •  10 comments

The Sound Of Philadelphia


Beyond criticism ,imo

Hope That We Can Be Together Soon- Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes

When Will I See You Again - The Three Degrees

Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes

LOVE TRAIN - The O'Jays

TSOP



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JohnRussell
Professor Principal
1  author  JohnRussell    5 days ago

Me And Mrs Jones - Billy Paul

 
 
 
JohnRussell
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2  author  JohnRussell    5 days ago
Kenneth Gamble  (born August 11, 1943,  Philadelphia Pennsylvania ) [1]  and  Leon A. Huff  (born April 8, 1942,  Camden, New Jersey ) [2]  are an American songwriting and production team credited for developing the  Philadelphia soul  music genre (also known as Philly sound) of the 1970s. In addition to forming their own label,  Philadelphia International Records , Gamble and Huff have written and produced 175 gold and platinum records, earning them an induction into the  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  in the  non-performer category [3]  in March 2008.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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3  Buzz of the Orient    5 days ago

I thought THIS was the sound of Philadelphia....

liberty-bell.jpg

 
 
 
JohnRussell
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3.1  author  JohnRussell  replied to  Buzz of the Orient @3    5 days ago

Not musically.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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3.1.1  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  JohnRussell @3.1    5 days ago

It was at one time.  I'm not so familiar with a lot of more current popular music and musicians, and must admit I've never heard of the musicians you referred to.

 
 
 
JohnRussell
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3.1.2  author  JohnRussell  replied to  Buzz of the Orient @3.1.1    5 days ago

TSOP, The Sound Of Philadelphia , was an r&b style in the 1970's. The originators and main songwriters Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff are in the rock n roll hall of fame Buzz. 

You are out of touch I guess. 

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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3.1.3  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  JohnRussell @3.1.2    5 days ago

I guess so, but I was very involved with folk music during the late 60s and early 70s.

 
 
 
CB
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4  CB     5 days ago

The Stylistics - Hurry Up This Way Again (Slayd5000)

CB, 'slow-jamming' with Barbara (She knows who she is.)

 
 
 
CB
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5  CB     5 days ago

Deniece Williams - Silly (1981)

Love ya, "EJ."

 
 
 
CB
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6  CB     5 days ago

I'm Not In Love

Dee Dee Sharp!

 
 
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