Tag: MFSB

Cliff Nobles & Co

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Soul Serenade: Cliff Nobles & Co., “The Horse”

Cliff Nobles had a big hit in 1968. The only thing it was missing was ... Cliff Nobles...

The Ebonys

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Soul Serenade: The Ebonys, “You’re the Reason Why”

The Ebonys had some chart success but never quite got the break they needed to really break through...

Bunny Sigler

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Soul Serenade: Bunny Sigler, “Let The Good Times Roll & Feel So Good”

A leading figure in the rise of Philly Soul, Bunny Sigler scored his own hit in '67...

People's Choice

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Soul Serenade: People’s Choice, “Do It Any Way You Wanna”

The funky People's Choice scored big in '71 and bigger in '75...

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Soul Serenade: Billy Paul, “Me and Mrs. Jones”

Billy Paul's career was not limited to one hit single...

The Fantastic Johnny C

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Soul Serenade: The Fantastic Johnny C, “Boogaloo Down Broadway”

The Fantastic Johnny C scored with a funky hit in '67...

Soul Serenade - Major Harris

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Soul Serenade: Major Harris, “Love Won’t Let Me Wait”

Major Harris had success as a solo artist and as a member of the Delfonics...

Soul Serenade - Barbara Mason

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Soul Serenade: Barbara Mason, “Yes, I’m Ready”

Barbara Mason had an early Philly Soul hit in '65...

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Soul Serenade: William DeVaughn, “Be Thankful For What You Got”

In 1974 William DeVaughn laid a massive slab of inspiration on the world...

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Soul Serenade: The Spinners, “Mighty Love”

The Spinners had a remarkable run of hit singles with lead singer Philippe Wynne and producer Thom Bell....

AM Gold: 1974

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 51

If there was any doubt that disco was quickly gaining traction in America in 1974, witness two of the three chart-topping songs highlighted...

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Soul Serenade: Blue Magic, “Sideshow”

The Philly vocal group Blue Magic are best known for their huge 1974 hit "Sideshow," but they sent hits up the R&B charts for several years...