Philly soul

Philly soul

Soul music originating from the city of Philadelphia in the early 1970s. Characterized by a lush tonal quality and highly distinctive vocalists.
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Wilson's sultry, smoky vocals are enhanced by the often haunting, ever-changing electro-acoustic sonic backdrops on such tunes as a slowed-down, minor key "All of Me,'' the sensual "The Way You Look Tonight'' and "You Go to My Head'' with a sweeping Philly Soul string arrangement.
Also included is an epilogue by Jerry Blavat, the well-known radio deejay, television host, record promoter and nightclub entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area, who analyzes some of the decade's established trends - the development of Philly soul, the Jersey Shore Sound and disco.
Philly soul strings and a Beatles middle section that is also quite Toxic (as in Britney Spears).
That helped to introduce his songs to younger musicians such as the Philly soul group the Stylistics, who had hits in the 70s with Let''s Put It All Together and Thank You Baby.
Pink Floyd, 70s Philly soul and my son's reggae music.
Engaging documentary looking at the life and times of Philly soul singer Billy Paul.
The Three Degrees are a female Philly soul and disco group who where formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
THE third album by the band on Jack Johnson's Brushfire label combines everything from Beatles-influenced blues-rock to blue-eyed Philly soul and reggae that leaves other bands playing ketchup.
The album promises a heady mix of genre-crunching tracks, combining Philly soul, dark electro, accelerated rock 'n' roll riffs and pure British pop.
Hall & Oates took the hallmarks of Philly soul -- infectious choruses and unshakable grooves -- and melded them with their own clever pop-rock hooks to produce an impressive string of memorable hits," notes veteran rock critic Billy Altman.
The classic American trio brought us this cover of the Philly soul classic.