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The There's That Beat! Guide to The Philly Sound Book

The There's That Beat! Guide to The Philly Sound Book

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€ 79.99
Article code: 9789189136861
The There's That Beat! Guide to The Philly Sound  Book
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Dave Moore & Jason Thornton
The There's That Beat! Guide to the Philly Sound
Philadelphia Soul Music and it's R&B Roots: From Gospel & Bandstand to TSOP
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29.2 x 4.5 x 23.5 cm
3058 gram

Everything you ever wanted to know about the music of Philadelphia. This really is quite an incredible, heavyweight (in all senses) book that has blown us away. Expensive but definitely worth every penny

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 records and a lot 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!

Hardcover. Language English. 696 pages. Weight 3.034 gram.

Thom Bell-Joe Stevenson-Herb Ward-Morris Bailey-Bobby Eli-John Madara- Earl Young-Kenny Gamble-Leon Huff-Norman Harris-David White-The Harthon Team-Virtue's Sigma Sound Studio-Cameo-Parkway-Del Val-Golden Fleece-TSOP-Joe Tarsia-Dee Dee Sharp-The Trammps-Arctic-The Intentions-The Intruders-The O´Jays-Billy Paul-Teddy Pendergrass-Eddie Holman-The Three Degrees-MFSB-Mighty Three Music-Huff Puff Records-Philadelphia International Records-Phil-la Soul-Bobby Martin-Stan Watson-Philly Groove-PIR-Lou Rawls-The Futures-Phyllis Hyman-McFadden & Whitehead-Jones Girls-Shirley Jones-Dexter Wansel-Bobby Rush-Silk-Edwin Birdsong-Patti Labelle-Archie Bell & The Drells-Caroline Crawford-Peoples Choice- Philadelphia International All Stars-Soul Survivors-Bunny Sigler-Pat & The Blanders-Love Committee-Sharon Paige-The Jacksons-The Futures-Dick Jensen-The Ebonys-David Sigler-Johnny Williams-Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes-Bobby Tayler-Yellow Sunshine-Robert Upchurch-Salsoul Records-

Number of reviews: 2
Average rating: 5 stars

5 stars | 2020-12-31 | Andrew Lock (uk)

Best Philly book ever

The encyclopedia of Philly Soul, The most informative book I ever read
on the sound of philly. Great this book High Quality
print...must have!