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✨✧ Society Hill OrchestraRevisit Philly Classics ... CD
Society Hill/Essential, 2020. Used ... $8.99
A second batch of Philly soul classics – served up in new takes courtesy of maestro Butch Ingram, who's been making the city a musical powerhouse for decades! Tracks include ""Mister Magic", "If Only You Knew", "TLC", "I Should Be Your Lover", "Ten Percent", and "The Whole Town's Laughing At Me". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Society Hill Orchestra with Herb SmithSoul City Walking – A Tribute To Archie Bell & The Drells ... CD
Society Hill, 2020. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet tribute to Archie Bell & The Drells – a group who initially hailed from Texas, but cut some great recordings on the Philly scene of the 70s – which is why it's very fitting that this tribute's delivered by that city's Society Hill Orchestra! Herb Smith handles the lead vocals, but gets some nice harmonies behind – almost in a way that feels as if Archie and the group were getting back together to update some of their classics! As with other projects from this group, Butch Ingram is at the helm, arranging and producing – with music by other Ingram family members. Titles include "Harder & Harder", "Let's Groove", "I Can't Stop Dancing", "Girl You're Too Young", "There's Gonna Be A Showdown", and "Tighten Up". CD

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Cherrill Rae, Rene Goodwin, & Teddi FuscoSociety Hill Goes Pop ... CD
Society Hill, 2019. Used ... $2.99
The Society Hill label goes pop, but not in a contemporary way – as the company's always been devoted to the best classic sounds of 70s Philly – which it explores here with the help of three different singers! The tunes include a lot of crossover classics you'd know from 70s radio, but retuned here a bit with help from producer/arranger Butch Ingram – and given some occasional lyrical twists from the singers too – a shifting lineup that features Cherrill Rae, Rene Goodwin, and Teddi Fusco. Titles include "Through The Fire", "Since I Lost My Baby", "Love Never Dies", and "Where Are You Now" by Cherrill Rae; "Come In From The Rain", "One More Time", and "You Are The Music In My Life" by Rene Goodwin; and "My Dad", "Dream With Your Name On It", and "I Just Had To Hear Your Voice" by Teddi Fusco. CD
(CDr pressing.)

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VariousJazzy Ladies Of Society Hill Records Vol 2 ... CD
Society Hill, 2020. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
Philadelphia is a city with lots of jazzy ladies – thanks to that special blend of jazz, soul, and class that really blossomed in the city during the 70s – and which has left Philly with a musical legacy that's distinct from so many other towns! That legacy is still going strong here – with full arrangements directed by Butch Ingram, of the legendary group Ingram – and lead vocals delivered by a host of Philly female singers, both classic and contemporary! Titles include "Overjoyed" by Marki Fields, "Bye Bye Baby" by Jean Carne, "Someday We'll All Be Free" by Vanessa Farley, "Where Or When" by Toni Richards, "Autumn Leaves" by Carla Benson, "What's New" by Toni Richards, "Where Are You Now" by Coretta Davis, and "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Vanessa Farley. CD
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B BaxterWhere Is The Love ... CD
Society Hill, 2020. Used ... $5.99
Philly singer Mark Baxter bills himself as the "ladies choice" when he's on the stage – but he's got a warm, mature vocal style that's right up there with some of the greats of his city from years back – including some of the bigger male vocalists to record for the Philadelphia International label in the 70s! Baxter continues that legacy here in a nice way – especially hitting that mellow midtempo groove that Philly International had after the disco years – updated here with some more contemporary production and instrumentation, courtesy of the Ingram family. Titles include "Already Missing You", "Where Is The Love", "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby", "You're My Latest My Greatest Inspiration", "Love So True", and "Standing Right Here". CD

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✨✧ Jimmy LeeLovely Day ... CD
Society Hill, 2019. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A tribute to 70s soul, as you might guess from the Bill Withers title – served up here by Philly vocalist Jimmy Lee, with help from Society Hill producer/arranger Butch Ingram, and instrumentation from the whole Ingram Family! The style's got lots of contemporary elements in the mix – a fair bit of keyboards and rhythm programs, instead of fuller orchestrations – and Jimmy's vocal approach has a bit more of a rough edge than you might be used to hearing on these tracks – but in a way that makes for some nicely different versions of the songs. Titles include "Lovely Day", "I Think I'll Tell Her", "Hold Back The Night", "Pride & Joy", "Maybe Tomorrow", "Zoom", "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely", and "Look Me Up". CD
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Esther PhillipsPerformance ... LP
Kudu, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Not a live album – as you might think from the title – but a tight batch of tunes that shows the full funk and soul talents of the legendary Esther Phillips! The album's got a nicely dark undercurrent at times – a sound that's not as smooth as some of Esther's other Kudu albums from the 70s, with bits of R&B bubbling underneath the more contemporary arrangements. Backings are penned by Pee Wee Ellis and Gary King – and players include Bob James and Richard Tee on keyboards, Hubert Laws on flute, and Bernard Purdie and Steve Gadd on drums – the latter of whom provides a sublime beat on the album's standout funky number "Disposable Society" – one of those great little groovers that never did anything for Esther at the time of its release, but which has really gotten rediscovered in recent years! Other tracks include "Doing Our Thing", "Living Alone", "Can't Trust Your Neighbor With Your Baby", and "I Feel The Same". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes Kudu inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ True ReflectionWhere I'm Coming From ... LP
Atco, 1973. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An excellent group from the 70s East Coast scene – one with a heavy harmony sound that should have made them huge! The record was cut during the prime early days of the Sigma Sound Studios – and the record features arrangements by Philly greats like Norman Harris, Ronnie Baker, and Vince Montana – all working here in a mode that's similar to that applied to The Spinners after they made their move to Atlantic, but with a bit more edge. Yet it's the vocal harmonies that really take the cake – as they mix together deep-rooted Temptations-esque righteous vocals with sweeter harmonies in the New Jersey falsetto mode – a perfect blend that's carried off with a great deal of power here! The style is very compelling, and great on just about every cut – and titles include "Society", "That Was Yesterday", "It Really Hurts", "Look At All The Lonely People", and the great cut "Whispers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a cutout mark and a light mark from an old sticker – but overall, this is a nice copy.)

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