Philly Disco: '70s Dance Floor Anthems from the City of Brotherly Love

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Philly Disco: '70s Dance Floor Anthems from the City of Brotherly Love is another high-quality budget compilation from Backbeats, a division of the U.K.'s Harmless label. Put together by Ian Dewhirst, the compiler behind the well-regarded Mastercuts label, this set features a dozen full-length and extended mixes of proto-disco and disco singles from Philly. Some of the inclusions were major hits, while others were either near misses or unfairly obscure. As with most other Backbeats releases, this will appeal to beginners and collectors alike since the price is cheap and the selection is expert level. Highlights include Teddy Pendergrass' "You Can't Hide from Yourself," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Philly Disco: '70s Dance Floor Anthems from the City of Brotherly Love is another high-quality budget compilation from Backbeats, a division of the U.K.'s Harmless label. Put together by Ian Dewhirst, the compiler behind the well-regarded Mastercuts label, this set features a dozen full-length and extended mixes of proto-disco and disco singles from Philly. Some of the inclusions were major hits, while others were either near misses or unfairly obscure. As with most other Backbeats releases, this will appeal to beginners and collectors alike since the price is cheap and the selection is expert level. Highlights include Teddy Pendergrass' "You Can't Hide from Yourself," Jean Carn's "Was That All It Was," and the finale, McFadden & Whitehead's classic anthem "Ain't No Stopping Us Now."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/29/2010
  • Label: Harmless
  • EAN: 5014797137165
  • Catalog Number: 9713716

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Groove - Drells (5:57)
  2. 2 Breaking and Entering - Dee Dee Sharp Gamble (6:44)
  3. 3 Only You - Teddy Pendergrass (5:04)
  4. 4 If You Wanna Go Back - Jean Carn (3:21)
  5. 5 Don't Leave Me This Way - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (11:03)
  6. 6 I Love Music - The O'Jays (9:43)
  7. 7 Summertime and I'm Feeling Mellow - MFSB (4:05)
  8. 8 You Can't Hide From Yourself - Teddy Pendergrass (4:06)
  9. 9 Jam Jam Jam (All Night Long) - People's Choice (3:38)
  10. 10 Was That All It Was - Jean Carn (6:29)
  11. 11 Bring the Family Back - Billy Paul (5:02)
  12. 12 Ain't No Stopping Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead (10:34)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Victor Carstarphen Composer
Kenny Gamble Composer
John Whitehead Composer
Ian Dewhirst Liner Notes, Concept
J. Butler Composer
C. Gilbert Composer
F. Smith Composer
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