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  Philadelphia soul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philadelphia (or Philly) soul, sometimes called the Philadelphia Sound, is a style of soul music characterized by lush instrumental arrangements often featuring sweeping strings and horns.
Philly soul songwriters and producers, including Thom Bell, Linda Creed, and teams of Gene McFadden and John Whitehead, and Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff (the latter pair of Philadelphia International Records) worked with a stable of studio musicians to develop the unique Philly sound used as backing for many different singing acts.
Philly soul was popular throughout the 1970s and it set the stage for the studio constructions of disco and urban contemporary music that emerged later in the decade.
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 philly soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Philadelphia (or Philly) soul is a style of soul music characterized by lush instrumental arrangements often featuring sweeping strings and horns.
Philly soul songwriters and producers, including Thom Bell, Linda Creed, and teams of Gene Mcfadden and John Whitehead and Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff worked with a stable of studio musicians to develop the unique Philly sound used as backing for many different singing acts.
The Soul is scheduled to began play in February of 2004 and will split its home games between the Wachovia Spectrum and the Wachovia Center.
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 Soul music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soul music is a combination of rhythm and blues and gospel which began in the late 1950s in the United States.
Soul music is differentiated by its use of gospel-music devices, its greater emphasis on vocalists, and its merging of religious and secular themes.
With the introduction of influences from electro music and funk, soul music became less raw and more slickly produced, resulting in a genre of music that was once again called RandB (although the term is no longer an acronym), ususally disinguished from the earlier rhythm and blues by identifying it as "contemporary RandB".
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 Soul music - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Soul music is a type of music which grew out of rhythm and blues and gospel during the late 1950s and early 1960s among African Americans in the United States.
Detroit soul: Dominated by Berry Gordy's Motown empire, Detroit soul is strongly rhythmic and influenced by gospel.
Nu soul: Though usually said to have appeared in the mid-1990s, elements of nu soul, a mixture of soul-styled vocals with hip hop beats and rap interludes, first appeared in the late 1980s with artists like Keith Sweat, Alexander O'Neal and The Force M.D.s.
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 Philly Sound
Philly Sounds is a feature devoted to some of the lesser known but no less amazing soul and funk records to come out of Philadelphia in the 60's and early 70's.
As a soul fan living within a reasonable proximity to Philadelphia, it was inevitable that I would develop a taste for the sounds of the City of Brotherly Love.
It’s Philly origins were betrayed by the fact that it was produced by Bobby Martin and Thom Bell (as well as the Frankford/Wayne markings in the dead wax).
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 Philly soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Due to the emphasis on sound and arrangement and the relative anonymity of many of the style's players, Philly soul is oftenconsidered a producers' genre.
Philly soul songwriters and producers, including Thom Bell, Linda Creed, and teams of Gene Mcfadden and John Whitehead, and Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff (the latter pair of Philadelphia International Records) worked with a stable of studiomusicians to develop the unique Philly sound used as backing for many different singing acts.
Philly soul was popular throughout the 1970s and it set the stage for the studioconstructions of disco and urban contemporary music that emerged later in the decade.
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 Philly Soul Downloads - Download Philly Soul Music - Download Philly Soul MP3s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Spinners were the greatest soul group of the early '70s, creating a body of work that defined the lush, seductive sound of Philly soul.
Philly soul vocal group the Three Degrees started in 1963 in Philadelphia, PA. They were discovered by producer and songwriter Richard Barrett.
Critics enamored of the soul singing of Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding accused Bell and his groups of creating aural wallpaper, but the reality was that Bell and the Delfonics were setting the stage for a different kind of groove where subtlety and nuance reigned.
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 Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Soul music made it’s way North, East & West via the same train routes that carried rural fl workers from their homes in the south to the industrial north.
Northern Soul was a style of dancing with associated music and fashions that developed in the north of England in the late 1960s.
This album digs beneath the slick, string-drenched sound of the better known Philly Soul hits to unearth the real sound of Philadelphia as it progressed through dirty Stax-style funk and Northern Soul to the flyaway strings and four to the floor pulse of early Disco.
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 Philly Soul 2 - Various: Available at www.tunes.co.uk, the dance specialists
Superb collection of music representing the unique sound of Philadelphia soul, informed by pioneering songwriters and producers like Gene McFadden, John Whitehead and Kenny gamble, and kept fresh by an ever-evolving community of ground-breaking artists, the finest of whom are captured here.
I live in Philly and this album is an excellent rendition of the Philly sound over the past 12 months or so.
The "Philly sound" is a blend of soul, hip-hop and funk with a splash of lounge thrown in for good measure.
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 Philly Soul: A Timeline
Philly vocal group Labelle (formerly Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles) records in New Orleans with Allen Toussaint manning the boards, yielding the classic "Lady Marmalade."
He would be one of the few Philly International alumnus to have significant success in the disco era and after.
Philly International begins to release material by new artists for the first time in 10 years (though they’re waiting for the right distribution deal).
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Melron Records A Philadelphia indie label whose recordings from the early 60's are example of the "Philly Sound" in pop, soul and RandB of the era.
Mephistopheles' Soul Exchange Trade your soul for a Sin Analysis, get an official Soul-IOU, or give your soul to a loved one.
The Philadelphia Inquirer: Joss Stone Puts Heart and Soul Into Her Music Interview in which Tom Moon asks "Do you have to be fl to possess that elusive quality known as 'soul'?"
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 Philadelphia soul -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Philadelphia (or Philly) soul, sometimes called the Philadelphia Sound, is a style of (Click link for more info and facts about soul music) soul music characterized by lush instrumental arrangements often featuring sweeping strings and horns.
Many of these musicians would record as the instrumental group (Click link for more info and facts about MFSB) MFSB which had a hit with the seminal Philly soul song " (Click link for more info and facts about TSOP) TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" in 1974.
Philly soul was popular throughout the (The decade from 1970 to 1979) 1970s and it set the stage for the studio constructions of (A public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music) disco and (Click link for more info and facts about urban contemporary) urban contemporary music that emerged later in the decade.
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 Music.com ||| Philly Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Philly soul was primary a producer's medium, as Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and Thom Bell created the instrumental textures that came to distinguish the genre.
That isn't to short-change the vocalists, since the Spinners, the O'Jays, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, and the Stylistics were among many fine soul singers with distinctive voices, but the sonic elements that made Philly soul distinctive were the creation of the producers.
The highly produced sound of Philly soul paved the way for the studio constructions of disco and urban contemporary RandB.
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 BBC - Music - A quick guide to Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Soul music materialised in the early 1950's; it was raw, with its roots firmly planted in American gospel and performed primarily by fl musicians almost exclusively to a fl audience.
Ray Charles (aka 'The Genius') was a major force in the early development of soul music with his unique style, which was of a rich blend of gospel, rhythm and blues and Jazz.
Northern soul spread throughout the UK in the seventies, hitting every youth club, disco and dance mainly in the north of England, hence the name.
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 Philadelphia
Philly soul was primary a producer's medium, and Vince Montana Jr.
Philly soul was one of the most popular forms of soul music in the early '70s.
That isn't to short change the vocalists, since the Spinners, the O'Jays, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, and the Stylistics were among fine soul singers with distinctive voices, but the sonic elements that made Philly Soul distinctive were the creation of the producers.
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 philadelphia.ca - Philadelphia Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A House on Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul
Located in Philly's Rittenhouse Square, this award-winning luxury hotel is near all area attractions.
The Soul will kick off the 2006 season at the Wachovia Center when they host the Tampa Bay Storm on Sunday, January 29,...
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 Gunnar Homdrum :: CD recommendations :: Philly Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Philly soul was primary a producer's medium, as Gamble and Huff and Thom Bell created the instrumental textures that came to distinguish the genre.
In tandem with his partner Leon Huff, producer and songwriter Kenny Gamble was the principal architect behind the lush and seductive Philly Soul sound, one of the most popular and influential musical developments of the 1970s.
The Gamble and Huff signature was an intoxicating combination of sweeping strings, smoky horns and insistent rhythms and emerged as the definitive soul sound of the early and mid '70s, also becoming the blueprint for the rise of disco during the latter half of the decade.
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 eye - Philly soul-searching - 06.20.02
Most of the fl artists working in Philly or going there to record claim to be hardcore devotees of the smooth and sophisticated Philly Sound created by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, and this set will point ears to their influences.
Larry Gold, who played cello with MFSB and on most of these five discs, still has the golden touch and is sought after for his gorgeous string arrangements.
The next five discs in the series will be released later this year: The Lost Soul of Gamble and Huff, The Ebonys, The Manhattans and remastered versions of Harold Melvin and The Bluenotes' Wake Up Everybody and The O'Jays' Family Reunion.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Music / Styles / R&B and Soul / Philly Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Their American success was limited to their Philly sound period but they continued to have success in Europe, particularly Britain, for a few years after that.
The Philly sound is one of the most important chapters in the story of 1970's soul music.
Philadelphia is not one of the first cities that usually come to mind when discussing pop music, but during the seventies this was where much of the best soul-pop music came from, with many brilliant singers and groups showing the world what they were capable of.
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 Philly Soul 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Since the release of Philly Soul - Music From The City Of Brotherly Love, acts like Kindred, Amp Fiddler and Dwele have, like their forefathers, cut soul from a new cloth, with sell out tours both in Europe and the U.S. alike.
'Neo soul' (as it has unfortunately been tagged) is a brand like no other, for it truly is the home for all good music.
Just one listen to any of the 'Soul' series albums (previous volumes include Detroit, New York and Philly 1) and the listener will soon realise the dynamics behind the music, for it is not simply a case of different strokes for different folks.
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 Brakmart.com | HIP HOP WEBZINE | Rap français - Rap US - Hip Hop culture - interviews - news - videos - sons - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Un disque de Rare Soul enregistré entre 64 et 72 à l'Impact Studio.
"Philly Soul Girls" est l'une de ces compilations au concept certes peu original mais dont le mérite est de regrouper le meilleur de la scène féminine de Philly entre 63 et 67.
Le cd contient des perles de soul et funk enchainées par le célèbre disc jockey "The Mighty Burner" connu pour son animation du show à l'époque.
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 Philadelphia Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
New York will play their division foes Columbus Destroyers, the Jerry Jones-owned Dallas Desperados and Jon Bon Jovi's Philadelphia Soul the customary two times...
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Soul along with Pilot Services are joining forces for charity on board the Spirit of Philadelphia.
Key dates include opening weekend on January 29 at the Philadelphia Soul and February 10 and March 26 against defending National Conference Champion Georgia...
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 Amazon.com: Philly Style: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Other "Philly" natives collaborating with Jeff on this disc are producer and keyboardist/drum programmer Steve Dubin and drummer "Little John" Roberts.
This song is full of funk and soul and serves as a truly excellent introduction to the good vibes that come shining through the rest of the album.
In a genre that has been all but taken over by music to be listened to in elevators and dentist offices, it's great to have one artist stand the test of time, true to where he began.
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 Philly Soul - Music From The City
To tie in with the launch of the Soul series on Unisex, we have linked up with the world famous Jazz Cafe to bring together a series of gigs under the Philly Soul banner and will be proud to host some of the finest exponents of the Philly Soul movement.
To include all artists from Philly is an impossible task, so we just have to pay props to those who appear on this volume.
With Philly Soul, you are buying into a reality of love, soul and beautiful fl music...hold tight for volume two 'coz there aint enough room for it on this one!!
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 MUSIC | Styles - Philly Soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Seventies soul classics - Two very different groups called the Spinners were formed in the fifties - an American R+B group and a British folk group.
It combines soulful ballads such as 'when will i see you again' with funky disco beats as in 'red light', my personal...
I challenge any soulful warrior not to smile, whoop and freak-e-deeky to these sounds....
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 Philly Soul Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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 PHILLY SOUL
MARVIN GAYE and D. From the Grapevine: WELDON A. McDOUGAL III, has been a popular figure in the soul music business since the early 1960s.
Having been a partner in Harthon Records, he went on to work for Motown and Philadelphia International Records in promotion and public relations capacities.
Now acting as a consultant to Grapevine Music Group, Weldon is also a photographer and has taken photos of many soul stars over the years.
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