by Dave Moore & Jason Thornton
How Philly became the Epicenter of Black Music!
The passionate team behind the highly
acclaimed Northern Soul magazine There’s
That Beat!, presents here in over 690 lavishly
designed pages, their in-depth investigation
of how Philadelphia became the hottest city
in the American pop music industry, not only
once, but twice!
From its Gospel roots through the Bandstand phenomenon and beyond to Gamble and Huff's
Philadelphia International empire, all recorded for posterity! Thom Bell. Joe Stevenson, Herb Ward, Morris Bailey, Bobby Eli, John Madara, David White, The Harthon Team, Virtue's Sigma Sound Studio, Cameo-Parkway, Del Val, Merben, Arctic, The Intentions, The Intruders, The O´Jays, Billy Paul, Teddy Pendergrass, Eddie Holman, WDAS and much much more!
This meticulously researched book tells the
remarkable story of the music entrepreneurs, record labels, recording studios all of which contributed to what became known to the world as The Philly Sound, all beautifully presented in full, sumptuous, coloured detail including a multitude of rare Soul/R&B discs and loads of vintage photographs and memorabilia.
A quality point of reference and a magnificent book for any serious Soul music fanatics as well as a must for every true Northern Soul record collector!
Hardcover. Language English. 696 pages. Weight 3.034 gram. Look inside the bookBook info