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ISBN: 0195149726 / ISBN-13: 9780195149722

A House on Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul

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Funky, groovy, soulful--Philly Soul was the classic '70s sound. "A House on Fire" tells the inside story of this remarkable musical phenomenon. 25 ... Show synopsis

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  • A House on Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul (Oxford University Press, USA) – Hardcover (2004)
    by John A Jackson

    A House on Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul

    Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA
    2004
    English
    New ed.
    368 pages

    ISBN: 0195149726
    ISBN-13: 9780195149722

    "If You Don't Know Me By Now," "The Love I Lost," "The Soul Train Theme," "Then Came You," "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"--the distinctive music that became known as Philly Soul dominated the pop music charts in the 1970s. In A House on Fire, John A. Jackson takes us inside the musical empire created by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Thom Bell, the three men who put Philadelphia Soul on the map. Here is the eye-opening story of three of the most influential and successful music producers of the seventies. Jackson shows how Gamble ... Show more

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