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MFSB's "The Sound of Philadelphia" was released on this day in 1974. ... See MoreSee Less

MFSBs The Sound of Philadelphia was released on this day in 1974.

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One of the best instrumental tracks of all time which the first thought that came to my mind of the track was when it was once the theme song to Soul Train!

The song later became the theme song to “Soul Train”.

One of the best instrumentals of all time and one of the best themes from Soul Train of all time as well - all from the house of Gamble & Huff and Philadelphia International Records…….GREATNESS!!!

The theme from Soul Train. TSOP by MFSB featuring The Three Degrees topped the both the R&B and pop charts the very same day on April 20,1974. On the R&B charts it spent one week on April 20,1974 ending Gladys Knight and the Pips’ two week run with their country styled ballad You’re The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me. On the pop charts it spent two weeks on April 20-27,1974 ending Elton John’s one week run with Bennie And The Jets.

I have the quadraphonic album with this song on it. Always fun to listen to.

Awesome‼️ Always ❣❣

MFSB!! The legendary house band that provided the music for THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA

One of my favorite songs!

Love it!!!! And Kajee, too !

Love this!❤️

Philly sound ✌️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

One of my favorites.

Lekker nummer hoor.😀👍💪

Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers....rhere was another version too lol...

Dave Herron

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐!!!

I love this song!

I've the original vinyl lps of the M.F.S.B. 👍💖💯

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Celebrating Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the duo behind the movement that is the sound of Philadelphia. ✨ Your contributions to history are truly immeasurable. ... See MoreSee Less

Celebrating Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the duo behind the movement that is the sound of Philadelphia. ✨ Your contributions to history are truly immeasurable.

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Unbelievable.Endless. Outstanding. World Renoun. Supreme. Superior. The Best...

Outstanding giants in the music industry!! 💯🎊😊

Behind Lennon & McCartney these guys are the greatest (actually I think it's a tie..)

Don’t forget the late,great Thom Bell.

Love your work!

Philly Soul....Best ever genre....

Did they ever work with the Dovells and Len Barry?

Congratulations!

Did they work with Teddy Pendergrass?

Love!

Legendes.😀👍💪💪

Big Love familly of TSOP

I doff my hat to the two music icons . You gave the music world an indelible legacy. God bless you.

Please release Volume 3 in the 50th Anniversary series!!

Salute 🫡

Thymme Jones

Awesome‼️

True Legends!!!!

MFSB

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Remembering Gene McFadden (left), who was born on this day in 1949. 🕊 ... See MoreSee Less

Remembering Gene McFadden (left), who was born on this day in 1949. 🕊

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Fabulous shot. Check out the cut “ I’ve been pushed a side “. From this album Everyone missed it upon its release. 🎷🎷🎷🎷

Happy Heavenly birthday

Happy heavenly birthday, Gene.

Did y’all ever work with the Dovells or Len Barry?

Tanti auguri grande genio.

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