Lo mejor del Sonido Philadelphia en cuatro CDs


Lo mejor del Sonido Philadelphia en cuatro CDsRecientemente, Sony/Legacy ha editado Love Train: The Ultimate Sound of Philadelphia, una caja de cuatro CDs que contiene una selección de lo mejor del sello Philadelphia International Records, de Kenneth Gamble y Leon Huff, creadores del Sonido Philadelphia. La edición también contiene grabaciones de los sellos Crimson, Philly Groove y Gamble –antecesores de Philadelphia International Records–, además de producciones de Gamble y Huff, y su colaborador Thom Bell, realizadas para otras discográficas.

La grabaciones seleccionadas abarcan el periodo comprendido entre 1967 y principios de los años ochenta. Joe Simon, O’Jays, Spinners, Billy Paul, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, son algunos de los intérpretes representados en esta antología.

Contenido de Love Train: The Ultimate Sound of Philadelphia:

Disco 1
1. “Expressway (To Your Heart)” Soul Survivors
2. “La-La—Means I Love You” The Delfonics
3. “Cowboys To Girls” The Intruders
4. “Hey, Western Union Man” Jerry Butler
5. “Ready Or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love)” The Delfonics
6. “Only The Strong Survive – Jerry Butler
7. “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)” The Delfonics
8. “Brand New Me” Dusty Springfield
9. “Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You” Wilson Pickett
10. “You’re The Reason Why” The Ebonys
11. “Drowning In The Sea of Love” Joe Simon
12. “I’m Stone In Love With You” The Stylistics
13. “I Miss You” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
14. “Back Stabbers” The O’Jays
15. “Sunshine” The O’Jays
16. “I’ll Be Around” The Spinners
17. “Slow Motion (Pt. 1)” Johnny Williams
18. “Me And Mrs. Jones” Billy Paul
19. “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
20. “Love Is Here” The Futures V

Disco 2
1. “Love Train” The O’Jays
2. “Break Up To Make Up” The Stylistics
3. “Family Affair” MFSB
4. “It’s Forever” The Ebonys
5. “Time To Get Down” The O’Jays
6. “There’s No Me Without You” The Manhattans
7. “I’ll Always Love My Mama ”The Intruders
8. “The Love I Lost” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
9. “I Wanna Know Your” Name The Intruders
10. “Dirty Ol’ Man” The Three Degrees
11. “Put Your Hands Together” The O’Jays
12. “Thanks For Saving My Life” Billy Paul
13. “Mighty Love” The Spinners
14. “Be Thankful For What You Got (PT. 1)” William DeVaughn
15. “For The Love of Money” The O’Jays
16. “Where Do We Go From Here” The Trammps
17. “T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia)” MSFB (The Three Degrees)

Disco 3
1. “Then Came You” The Spinners con dionne watwick
2. “Love Is The Message” MFSB (The Three Degrees)
3. “When Will I See You Again” The Three Degrees
4. “Where Are All My Friends” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
5. “Picture Us” Bunny Sigler
6. “Bad Luck” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
7. “Give The People What They Want” The O’Jays
8. “Billy’s Back Home” Billy Paul
9. “Hope That We Can Be Together Soon” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes (Sharon Paige)
10. “Do It Any Way You Wanna” People’s Choice
11. “The Big Hurt” People’s Choice
12. “Let Me Make Love To You” The O’Jays
13. “Wake Up Everybody” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
14. “I Love Music” The O’Jays
15. “Don’t Leave Me This Way” Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
16. “Let’s Groove” Archie Bell & The Drells
17. “Livin’ For The Weekend” The O’Jays

Disco 4
1. “Kiss And Say Goodbye” The Manhattans
2. “I’m Not In Love” Dee Dee Sharp
3. “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” Lou Rawls
4. “The Rubberband Man” The Spinners
5. “Enjoy Yourself” The Jacksons
6. “Free Love” Jean Carn
7. “I Don’t Love You Anymore” Teddy Pendergrass
8. “See You When I Git There” Lou Rawls
9. “Use Ta Be My Girl” The O’Jays
10. “Close The Door” Teddy Pendergrass
11. “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” McFadden & Whitehead
12. “You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else” The Jones Girls
13. “Hurry Up This Way Again” The Stylistics
14. “Love T.K.O.” Teddy Pendergrass
15. “I Ain’t Jivin’, I’m Jammin’” Leon Huff
16. “It’s Gonna Take A Miracle” Deniece Williams
17. “If Only You Knew” Patti Labelle