Sound of Philadelphia

CNN.com – The music of Philadelphia International Records sounds effortless: the easygoing groove of the O’Jays’ “Love Train,” the triumphant horns of MFSB’s “TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia),” even the cocky declamations of Billy Paul’s “Me and Mrs. Jones.” But forming a new R&B label in the early ’70s — particularly one leaning away from […]