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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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The Jones Girls - You Can't Have My Love (Philadelphia International Records)

Among those incomprehensible mistakes in the history of contemporary music, and probably one of the biggest ever done back then by the Philadelphia Records execs, the fact that they would miss to release this pure marvel. 36 more words

Lost But Not Least!

Old School 100.3 honors the Memory of one of Philly's Greats - TEDDY PENDERGRASS on the 5th Anniversary of his passing - Tuesday, January 13th

Philly, the nation and the entire music industry will never forget Teddy! Read on…

It was 5 years ago, on January 13th, 2010, that we lost a true music icon, Theodore DeReese Pendergrass!   577 more words

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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Teddy Pendergrass - Wake Up Everybody (Philadelphia International Records)

Written by John McFadden, Gene Whitehead and Victor Carstarphen with production work by the likes of label heads Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, the opening cut from the 1975 released album of the likes that would spawn the legendary ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way, but also be the last collaboration between an uncredited… 107 more words

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