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!"
Source : Premium.
Texte en : anglais
Nombre de pages : 696
Illustration : colorée
Couverture : cartonnée (220x280 mm)
Intérieur du livre
-->Philly Sound - Joe Tarsia parle
-->Tony Cummings - The Sound of Philadelphia (Methuen Ltd, 1975) et
John A. Jackson - The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul (Oxford University Press, 2004)
-->Dave Moore, Jason Thornton - The Philly Sound (Premium, 2016)