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  • 1. The Three Degrees - Collage
  • 2. Frankie Beverly & The Butlers - Love (your Pain Goes Deep)
  • 3. Yellow Sunshine - Yellow Sunshine
  • 4. THE AMBASSADORS - I CAN'T BELEIVE YOU LOVE ME
  • 5. The Philadelphia Society - 100 South Of Broadway
  • 6. Howard Tate - Glad I Knew Better
  • 7. The Three Degrees - What I See
  • 8. The Family - Family Affair
  • 9. The Philly Four - Elephant
  • 10. Nat Turner - You Are My Sun Sign
  • 11. THE PANIC BUTTONS - COME OUT SMOKIN'
  • 12. The Ethics - I Want My Baby Back
  • 13. The Delfonics - Ready Or Not Here I Come
  • 14. Ruby And The Party Gang - Hey Ruby (shut Your Mouth)
  • 15. First Choice - Armed And Extremely Dangerous
  • 16. KENNY GAMBLE & THE ROMEOS - AIN'T IT BABY
  • 17. The Family - Nation Time
  • 18. The Promised Land - Cheyenne
  • 19. Norma Anmd The Heartaches - Hot Pants
  • 20. The Three Degree - Reflections Of Yesterday

Soul Jazz Records are releasing this second volume of funk and soul from Philadelphia from the 1960s and early 1970s. Featuring the productions, arrangements and songs of all the Philly heavyweights - Gamble and Huff, Thom Bell, Vince Montana, Ronnie Baker and MFSB. This album focuses on Philadelphia classics alongside seriously rare material. It shows the evolution from sixties soul into seventies disco, a sound that Philadelphia artists and producers invented. Early material from MFSB/ Salsoul Orchestra (under aliases such as Promised land and The Family), rare Gamble and Huff productions and early one-off singles from Vince Montana, Ronnie Baker, Norman Harris and other future players in a sound that revolutionised a generation! The album also features interviews and photos from some of the main people in the Philadelphia scene. The album comes on single CD and super-loud double vinyl.

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