Tag Archives: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rock Hall’s class of 1986

The First Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was a night to remember. And years later, the legend Jerry Lee Lewis had plenty to say about it.

Key figures recall their Philadelphia International years

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.