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M.F.S.B.-UNIVERSAL LOVE.

Unlike Motown, books haven’t been written about Philadelphia International Records. That’s a missed opportunity, as there are many stories waiting to be told. Until now, only parts of the Philadelphia International Records’ story has been told. 2,914 more words

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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me By Now (Philadelphia International Records)

Founded as The Charlemagnes around band leader Harold Melvin, this group which happened to be one of the most successful of the Philadelphia Soul scene, changed their name into… 103 more words

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The Trammps - Love Epidemic (Golden Fleece)

(Disco)Music would probably not be what it is without the unvaluable contribution of Philadelphia-based drummer Earl Young who, by his songwriting and arranging talent (along with team partners… 60 more words

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Demolition Day For Iconic Philadelphia Building

By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia International Records building in Center City will soon be no more. But while the building at Broad and Spruce Streets may be gone, the music lives on. 144 more words

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Major Part Of Philadelphia's Music History Meets The Wrecking Ball

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A piece of Philadelphia history will pass into dust this morning, as a demolition crew takes the wrecking ball to the former headquarters of Philadelphia International Records on South Broad Street — the same building that has turned out some of the greatest hits of soul music. 121 more words

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Leon Huff - Tight Money (Philadelphia International Records)

A session pianist who eventually worked with Phil Spector, Carole King, and Cameo among others, Leon Huff along with songwriting/production partner Kenny Gamble… 83 more words

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McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (Philadelphia International Records)

Originally known as The Epsilons and discovered by the late Otis Redding who they would tour with until his death in a plane crash back in 1967, … 163 more words

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