I knew that ‘Me and Mrs. Jones’ would be a hit even before it was released,” Paul recalled. “It’s a song that everybody can relate to.”
Goldmine‘s September issue is available at select record shops and Barnes & Noble stores and includes interviews with Chris Robinson, Steven Tyler, Jon Anderson, Go-Go’s, Bangles, Geoff Tate, Rita Coolidge and more.
Longtime house band for Philadelphia International Records will be honored in October with a commemorative bronze plaque along the city’s Avenue of the Arts
Any serious discussion about Philadelphia International Records has to include songwriters/producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, the label’s founders. But they had plenty of help (i.e., Earl Young, above) in making PIR, which marks its 40th anniversary in 2011, a hotbed of sophisticated soul.
Contributing editor Chris M. Junior is looking to moderate discussion about Philadelphia International Records next March in Texas