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TEDDY PENDERGRASS PARALYZED IN CAR ACCIDENT WITH TRANSVESTITE

Mar. 18, 2014 by

Teddy Pendergrass, former lead singer of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes was involved in a serious car accident today (March 18, 1982). Teddy Pendergrass was driving his new Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit through the treacherous curves of Lincoln Drive, when

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The Greatest Love of All: Happy Birthday Linda Creed

Feb. 8, 2014 by

Grammy Award winning songwriter Linda Creed was born today (December 6, 1948) in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia. Creed was a 20-year-old French Jew and an aspiring poet/songwriter who got the bug to be in the industry after seeing

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GAMBLE & HUFF, CLIVE DAVIS INDICTED ON PAYOLA CHARGES

Jun. 24, 2013 by

GAMBLE & HUFF, CLIVE DAVIS INDICTED FOR PAYOLA!!

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WARSOUL MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL: ARCHIE BELL SHOT IN VIETNAM AS “TIGHTEN UP” HITS #1

May. 26, 2013 by

Soul singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and The Drells were the #1 group in the country today (May 27, 1968), with their classic single “Tighten Up.” Unfortunately, Archie Bell had been drafted to serve in the Vietnam war this

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Philly International Inks International Distribution Deal With CBS

Nov. 3, 2012 by

CBS International Records announced the launch of Philadelphia International Records in the United Kingdom and Europe today (November 3, 1973). The President of CBS International at the time was Walter Yetnikoff, who was one of the industry’s brightest minds. Yetnikoff