BEST OF NORTHERN SOUL
features 20 songs by some of Philadelphia's finest artists and groups
that were part of the sound in the 60's known as Northern Soul.
These artists and groups include Len Barry, Bunny Sigler, Cindy
Scott, Johnny Caswell, Joey Heatherton, The Sweet Three, Grover
Mitchell, The Formations, The Tymes, George Tindley and The Sherrys.
CD contains valuable information, when available, on the musicians
who played on each song as well as the date the song was recorded
and the studio where it was recorded. Also featured are rare
photos of many of the artists and groups.
and/or producers featured on the CD include the writing/producing
team of John Madara & Dave White, Leon Huff,* Len Barry, William
Jackson, William Carlucci, Jerry Akines, Victor Drayton, Tom Sellers,
Jerry Butler, Otis Redding, Raymond Gilmore, Sherman Marshall, Grover
Mitchell and Moore, Robinson, Rodgers & Tarpan.
Huff, who was discovered by John Madara, plays keyboards on several
of the songs. This was before he partnered with Kenny Gamble
to become one of the most successful writing/producing teams in
the music business. Also playing keyboards on several of the
songs is Daryl Hall, who John also discovered, before he hooked
up with John Oates to become the most successful duo in the history
of the music business.
CD is presented by John Madara. Along with partner, Dave White,
he wrote and produced such timeless classics as AT THE HOP (Danny
and The Juniors), THE FLY (Chubby Checker), YOU DON'T OWN ME (Leslie
Gore) and 1-2-3 (Len Barry, who also co-wrote the song with Madara
& White). These and countless other hits by Madara &
White helped to create "The Sound of Philadelphia."
have been digitally restored and digitally mastered.
historical CD a part of your oldies record collection!
come back to THAT PHILLY SOUND for more on your favorite Philly
artists and groups and to purchase more classic CDs from our shop.
TOP CLASS CD 60S NORTHERN AT ITS BEST. What
a cd. Northern Soul at its very best. Get ur dancing
shoes on ull need it if u listen to this.
Reviewer: Davy M
- CD Baby
COLLECTION OF 'PHILLY SOUND' RECORDS OF THE PAST. Great
collection of Philly Sound records from the past. Would have
given this 5 stars if some of the stuff was in stereo! But,
hey can't be picky when I've been searching for this stuff forever.
Maher - CD Baby