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Philadelphia Sound and Soul Train
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Philadelphia Sound
Kenny              and Leon Huff
had been independent producers in       
working like Jerry Leiber and Mike               
writers of such                    hit songs such as "Hound Dog"
Black Pop and Funk start to have commercial potentiality
       strikes a deal with Gamble and Huff
established Philadelphia                            Records
lyrical vocals
driving              section
               string arrangements
something like "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
         string sound
not all slow songs
roots in the drifters and Benny King
Harold Melvin & the          Notes
1972 If You Don't Love Me By Now
slow ballad
mellow and polished
soulful lead vocals
                , elegant string arrangement
was #3 hit in 1972, the chances of you ever hearing it on      rock radio was extremely remote
the only time a Rock-n-Roller might have heard this would be if they got in their car and somebody had left the radio on an AM station
1972 Me and Mrs. Jones
1976 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
an up-tempo ballad with a Latin feel
very big on AM radio
1972 Back Stabbers
clear influences from              sound
1973 Love Train
calling out various cities in the world
Mother, Father, Sister, Brother
               band that played on a lot of the recordings
Gamble and Huff had their writing, producers and performers
1974 TSOP
the Sound of Philadelphia
instrumental track
became the theme for the television show Soul           
also worked with Gamble and Huff
but produced his own
The Spinners
1972 I'll Be Around
1972 Could Be I'm Falling in Love
a few of the hits were written by Thom Bell
1972 Betcha By Golly Wow
1974 You Make Me Feel Brand New
Philadelphia Sound was in terms of placement on AM radio charts very                     
Soul Train
television show
like the black version of American                   
important to establish bands
1970 debuted in               
originally sponsored by           
targeted a black audience
               American music listeners
sponsored by Don                   
the Dick Clark of black music
1971 national syndication
moved to Los Angeles
sponsored by Johnson Products
wanted to promote          care products for African Americans
ran for      years until 2006
it still holds the record for the                running television show in syndication
1970s: Hippie Aesthetic, Corporate Rock, Disco, and Punk
British Blues-Based Bands and the Roots of Heavy Metal
American Blues Rock and Southern Rock
The Era of Progressive Rock
Jazz Rock in the 70s
Theatrical Rock: KISS, Bowie, and Alice Cooper
American Singer-Songwriters of the 70s
British and Canadian Singer-Songwriters
Country Rock's Influence on 1970s Music
Black Pop in the 1970s
Sly Stone and His Influence on Black Pop, Funk, and Psychedelic Soul
Motown in the 1970s
Philadelphia Sound and Soul Train
Blaxploitation Soundtracks
The Uniqueness of James Brown
Bob Marley and the Rise of Reggae
The Backlash Against Disco
1975-1980: The Rise of the Mega-Αlbum
Continuity Bands in the 1970s
Rock and Roll in the Second Half of the 1970s
U.S. Punk 1967-1975
1974-77: Punk in the UK
American New Wave 1977-80
British New Wave 1977-80
The Hippie Aesthetic: 1966-1980
The Rise of MTV
Michael Jackson: MTV's Unexpected Boon
Madonna as Disruptive Shock Artist
Prince and Janet Jackson
Other Groups Who Benefited from MTV
1980s New Traditionalists and New Wave
1980s New Acts, Old Styles and Blue-Eyed Soul
1970s Progressive Rock Adapts to the 80s
1980's Heavy Metal
1980s Heavy Metal and L.A. Hair Bands
1980s Ambitious Heavy Metal
The Beginning of Rap
1980s: Rap Crosses Over to Mainstream
Late 1980s Hard Core Rap
Punk Goes Hardcore
Late 80s Indie Rock Underground
1990s: The Rise of Alternative Rock
1990s Indie Rock and the Question of Selling Out
1990s Metal and Alternative Extensions
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
Classic Rock of the 1990s
1990s Jam Bands and Britpop
Female Singer-Songwriters of the 1990s
The Rise of Teen Idols in the 1990s
1990s Dance Music