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FlinterFile: Archie Bell & The Drells- There’s Gonna Be A Showdown

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Archie Bell & the Drells were a funk band, releasing three records on the Atlantic label. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: Billy Paul- Me And Mrs. Jones

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In 1972, Billy Paul had one of his biggest hits. The Phillysound-song is about two lovers, who are both cheating their partners. Read the rest of this entry

FlinterFile: McFadden & Whitehead- Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now

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In 1979, two of the writers from the Philadelphia International Records label thought they could record a song together. They had written several hits for the label, including Back Stabbers for the O’Jays. They convinced Gamble & Huff, the owners of the label, to give them a chance. Read the rest of this entry