RIBS: Gamble & Huff, part 1

The Sound of Philadelphia

Berry Gordy is to Motown and Detroit what Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff are to Philadelphia International Records (PIR) and the ‘City of Brotherly Love’. Motown may have ruled Soul music scene in the 60’s but Philly Soul gave them a run for their money in the 70s and, in many minds, blew right past them.

This is part #1 of our look back at the house that Gamble and Huff built: “The Sound of Philadelphia”…

Playlist: (songartist [album])

  1. RIBS INTRO: “Another Edition” – TGrundy
  2. Zack’s Fanfare – MFSB [Love Is The Message]
  3. I Love Music – O’Jays [Family Reunion]
  4. Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back) – Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes [Black & Blue]
  5. TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) – MFSB featuring The Three Degrees [Detailed Song Information]
  6. Love Is The Message – MFSB [Love Is The Message]
  7. For The Love Of Money – O’Jays [Ship Ahoy]
  8. RIBS3: “a.k.a. RIBS” (echo) – TGrundy
  9. See You When I Get There – Lou Rawls [Unmistakably Lou]
  10. Don’t Leave Me This Way – Thelma Houston [Any Way You Like It]
  11. Music’s Takin’ Over – Jacksons [Goin’ Places]
  12. Only You – Teddy Pendergrass [Life Is A Song Worth Singing]
  13. K-Jee – MFSB [Universal Love]
  14. Ribs8: “So Good” (echo) – TGrundy
  15. I Think I’ll Stay Home Today – Billy Paul [Let ‘Em In]
  16. I’m Not In Love – Dee Dee Sharp [Happy ’bout The Whole Thing]
  17. Love T.K.O. – Teddy Pendergrass [TP]
  18. My One And Only Love – MFSB [Love Is The Message]
  19. Never Gonna Give You Up – Isaac Hayes [Black Moses]
  20. Darlin’ Darlin’ Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love) – O’Jays [Message In The Music]
  21. Darlin’ Darlin’ Baby – Steve Khan [Tightrope]
  22. Show You The Way To Go – Jacksons [The Jacksons]

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