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Nothing But A House Party: The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967-71 - New Kent Release

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Nothing But A House Party: The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967-71 CDKEND 466

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Classic 60s/70s soul from the City of Brotherly Love, recorded before the Philadelphia Sound went International.

For the whole of the 1970s, the Philly Sound was a leading and immediately identifiable component of black American music. A crack team of producers, songwriters and musicians raised worldwide awareness of Philadelphia soul to the level the Motown Sound had enjoyed during the previous decade. Anyone with half an ear for music could spot a Philly soul record by...

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1. The Show Stoppers - "Ain't Nothing But A House Party"

2. The Delfonics - "You've Been Untrue"

3. George Tindley - "It's All Over But The Shouting"

4. Jerry Butler - "Never Give You Up"

5. Honey & The Bees - "Help Me (Get Over My Used To Be Lover)"

6. Executive Suite - "Christine"

7. Cliff Nobles - "Love Is All Right"

8. The Ambassadors - "Ain't Got The Love Of One Girl (On My Mind)"

9. Lou Jackson - "Peace To You Brother"

10. Archie Bell & The Drells - "My Balloon's Going Up"

11. Brenda & The Tabulations - "That's The Price You Have To Pay"

12. The Moods - "Rainmaker"

13. Moses Smith - "Keep On Striving"

14. Sonny Ross - "Piper Must Be Paid"

15. Barbara Mason - "You Better Stop It"

16. Sunshine - "Goin' Home To An Empty House"

17. The Intruders - "Every Day Is A Holiday"

18. Freddie Scott - "(You) Got What I Need"

19. Len Barry - "Girl You're Too Young"

20. Oscar Weathers - "Your Fool Still Loves You"

21. The Continental 4 - "What You Gave Up"

22. Peaches & Herb - "Let's Make A Promise"

23. Winfield Parker - "I'm On My Way"

24. The Ethics - "Standing In The Darkness"



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I only know a couple of these productions. I have the Executive Suite/Christine US import single which I got around 1974. Also, The Ethics track, I believe that sounds like the birth of the Philly/Gamble & Huff 70's sound even though if my memory serves me 1969 and a Bobby Martin arrangement?

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