. Heard on All Things Considered LISTEN· 9:189-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLIST Download Embed ” /> Transcript NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff about 50 years of Philadelphia International Records and the founding of the Philly sound. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: What is the sound of a city? If you are from Detroit, probably Motown. If […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2021 Philadelphia – Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, co-founders of Philadelphia International Records, are mourning the death of Harry Coombs, former senior vice president of sales and marketing for the iconic label. Mr. Coombs died last week. Legendary producers Gamble and Huff began working with Mr. Coombs in […]
The late singer, actress, and songwriter Phyllis Hyman was a powerful and inspiring performer whose artistry left an indelible impression on fans. Now, some 26 years since her passing, a majority of her studio recordings, plus several bonus tracks, have been compiled for the nine-CD set “Old Friend: The Deluxe Collection 1976-1998,” available August 6th via Soul Music Records/Cherry Red Records. “Old Friend: The Deluxe Collection 1976-1998,” […]
A special podcast with the legendary producers Gamble, Huff, Jimmy Jam and Terry LewisPatty and the Millennials Podcast
A special podcast with the legendary producers Gamble, Huff, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Patty and the Millennials Podcast On this special edition of the podcast, Patty sits down with music legends – Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Kenneth Gamble and Leon A. Huff! Patty also brings in additional voices to pay tribute to the legends. […]
Gamble & Huff’s Legendary Music Label Philadelphia International Records Celebrates 50th Anniversary
ByFisher JackJanuary 25, 2021 *Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, are thrilled to announce today the launch of the yearlong campaign in 2021 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of music’s most historic record labels, Philadelphia International Records. The anniversary […]
By the early 1970s, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff were regularly meeting in Gamble’s office by an upright piano with a list of titles and a tape recorder to talk about the news or what was happening throughout Philadelphia. Their chemistry as songwriters and producers, combined with those frequent chats, laid the foundation for some of popular music’s most memorable, socially conscious songs to date.