PEOPLE & PLACES

There is a wealth of talent that came out of Philadelphia during this highly creative period of Rock and Roll -- people that worked behind the scenes -- songwriters, producers, record company executives and countless others that contributed to the Sound of Philadelphia.  In this section you can learn about and get John Madara's personal insights into the people and the places that were a part of his career and helped to create THAT PHILLY SOUND.

 

This site will be updated on a regular basis.  Please visit us periodically to learn more about the influentual people and places in the Philadelphia music industry.

*These non-philadelphians were influential in John's career and he remains close friends with them.

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Dave Appell

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PEOPLE

Billy Jackson

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Thom Bell

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Harold Lipsius

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Harry Chipetz

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Leroy Lovett

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Dick Clark

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Bernie Lowe

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Linda Creed

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Madara/White

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Gamble & Huff

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Kal Mann

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Jimmy Ienner*

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Quincy Jones*

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Roy Straigis

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Joe Renzetti

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Artie Singer

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Joe Tarsia

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Dave White

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Jimmy Wisner

PLACES

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The Shubert Building

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Sigma Sound Studios

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Cameo Parkway Records