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MFSB (Mother, Father, Sister, Brother) was best known as the house band for Philadelphia International Records. The band played on hits by The O’Jays, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, Billy Paul, The Three Degrees and many others throughout the 1970s. 169 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Billy Paul

The music world is reeling once again after news that Philadelphia soul legend Billy Paul has died. Best known for his smash hit, “Me and Mrs. 460 more words

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Little Known Black History Month: Billy Paul

The music world is reeling once again after news that Philadelphia soul legend Billy Paul has died. Best known for his smash hit, “Me and Mrs. 460 more words

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Little Known Black History Month: Billy Paul

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The music world is reeling once again after news that Philadelphia soul legend Billy Paul has died. Best known for his smash hit, “Me and Mrs. 461 more words

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Billy Paul Dead At 81

Billy Paul, the Philadelphia based singer has died at the age of 81, his website and manager confirmed. Paul, born Paul Williams, is best known for the Philadelphia International hit “Me and Mrs. 573 more words

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THE O’JAYS SHIP AHOY-VINYL EDITION.

THE O’JAYS SHIP AHOY-VINYL EDITION.

In August 1972, when The O’Jays’ released Back Stabbers, little did they realize how important an album it would become. Back Stabbers was certified gold, and fourteen years after The O’Jays were formed, were on their way to becoming one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful groups in the history of Philly Soul. 2,527 more words

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Kenny Gamble On Charity, Adele, And The Truth Behind MFSB

By Michael Cerio

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The idea of family has always been important for Kenny Gamble.

While building the sound of Philadelphia with Gamble And Huff and Philadelphia International Records, family was the focus of MFSB or “Mother Father Sister Brother.” It was the studio collective of musicians that helped the producers rack up gold records throughout the 1970’s. 500 more words

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