Philly Soul 3

June 26, 2013


I just found out Barbara Mason, the originator of the Philadelphia sound (Yes I’m Ready), grew up on Francis Street, right around the corner from me.

Barbara Mason interview

previous Barbara Mason post


MP3: Barbara Mason- Who Will You Hurt Next

Apparently now a barber in Camden? 1969:

MP3: Billy Harner- Fool Me



MP3: The O’Jays- You’re Too Sweet

previous O’Jays post

Cindy Scott was also known as Sundray Tucker, and she’s got quite a lengthy pedigree. This is a classic northern soul stomper from Philly ~1967:

MP3: Cindy Scott- I Love You Baby


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