MFSB, Salsoul Orchestra are among the honorees during Oct. 24 ceremony.
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