October 22, 2014

Wednesday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadelphia International Records

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Wake Up Everybody - Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadelphia International Records

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From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Ultimately, what Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff were selling, using the medium of well-crafted, danceable and urbane soul music, was a message of “peace in the world, people getting together,” Gamble told writer … [Read more...]

Monday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadephia Internation Records Week

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Did you know: Gamble and Huff wrote 110 number one hits A Gamble-Huff song plays every 14.5 seconds around the world Enjoy Yourself - The Jacksons … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Thread: Tribute to Philadelphia International Records Week

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It’s the end of an era in Philly, at 309 South Broad Street, corner of Spruce, where the “Sound of Philadelphia” was born. The iconic Philadelphia International Records sign outside of the Sound Of Philadelphia building was removed on … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the musical stylings of Randy Crawford live at the Baloise Session in Basel, Switzerland... … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: George Duke Week

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Al Jarreau and George Duke were friends long before they became household names. They began playing together in the mid-1960's in San Francisco as Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio. The successes of these performances are what helped to launch both … [Read more...]

Friday Afternoon Thread: George Duke Week

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Did you know George produced Niecy's "Let's Hear It For The Boy" CD?? Yes he did! He also worked with legendary David Foster on many hits and often used the vocal stylings of Howard Hewett for his compositions. He was a true musical gift. Black … [Read more...]