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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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
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