Tag: Gamble & Huff

Dee Dee Sharp

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Soul Serenade: Dee Dee Sharp, “Ride!”

Some glorious Philadelphia soul preceded the glory years of Philly Soul...

The Whispers

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Soul Serenade: The Whispers, “Bingo”

The Whispers had an impressive three-decade long string of hits...

McFadden & Whitehead

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Soul Serenade: McFadden & Whitehead, “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now”

In 1979 the songwriting and producing team stepped out for a smash of their own...

Soul Serenade - Freddie Scott (Lonely)

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Soul Serenade: Freddie Scott, “Are You Lonely for Me”

The Pride of Providence scored a big hit in '66...

Soul Serenade - Intruders

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Soul Serenade: The Intruders, “(Love Is Like A) Baseball Game”

The Intruders weren't the biggest but they were the first for Gamble & Huff...

Soul Serenade - Soul Survivors

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Soul Serenade: Soul Survivors, “Expressway To Your Heart”

"Expressway" started it all for Gamble & Huff...

Soul Serenade - David Ruffin

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Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)”

A Motown immortal is celebrated in recent reissues...

The Stylistics

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Soul Serenade: The Stylistics, “Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)”

"Stop, Look, Listen" began a chart roll for the team of the Stylistics and producer Thom Bell...

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Soul Serenade: The Intruders, “Together”

The Intruders were one of the most important groups in soul music history....

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Soul Serenade: Lou Rawls, “Love Is a Hurtin’ Thing”

Lou Rawls is remembered as a great entertainer. He was an equally great soul singer....

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Soul Serenade: Archie Bell & The Drells, “Tighten Up”

Archie Bell & the Drells weren't shy about telling you where they were from. Their highly influential hit "Tighten Up" was released in...

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Soul Serenade: Joe Simon, “Drowning In The Sea of Love”

When the conversation turns to great soul singers, Joe Simon's name is not mentioned nearly enough. Ken Shane makes the case for the...