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THE RITCHIE FAMILY-BRAZIL.

THE RITCHIE FAMILY-BRAZIL. In the seventies, Philadelphia was a musical hotbed, with the City of Brotherly Love giving the world some of the greatest groups of the decade. Everyone remembers artists like Billy Paul, Teddy Pendergrass and Barbara Mason, plus groups like The O’Jays, The Three Degrees, M.F.S.B, The Trammps and Harold Melvin and The …

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JOHN DAVIS MONSTER ORCHESTRA-NIGHT AND DAY.

JOHN DAVIS MONSTER ORCHESTRA-NIGHT AND DAY. One of the phenomenon’s of the disco era, was the arrival of the disco orchestra. Obviously, the best known and without doubt, best, and most successful was The Salsoul Orchestra. They played their part in making Salsoul Records disco’s most successful and classic label. Other record companies, having seen …

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BLUE MAGIC-BLUE MAGIC.

BLUE MAGIC-BLUE MAGIC. Having left The Delfonics, Randy Cain started working with Ted Mills, a Philadelphia-based songwriter. The pair would cowrite songs for the Philly-based WMOT production company. Not long after they started collaborating, Randy and Ted met  Shades of Love, a Philly vocal group yet to make their commercial breakthrough. Featuring Keith Beaton, Richard …

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MAJOR HARRIS-MY WAY.

MAJOR HARRIS-MY WAY. For a member of a successful group, it’s always a risk to leave and embark upon a solo career. Often, the success they’ve enjoyed becomes a distant memory. Conversely, the success they’ve enjoyed is often surpassed upon embarking on a solo career. Everyone will have examples when an artists decision to embark …

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