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Artist Song Album Label Comments
Atom & His Package Philadelphia [edit] A Society of People Named Elihu 1997
The Trammps Trusting Heart Trammps Golden Fleece 1975; Philadelphia! One of the country's first disco bands
Hall & Oates You Make My Dreams Voices RCA 1980; 9th studio album; Daryl Hall & John Oates met at Temple University in Philadelphia
Charles Albertine Bandstand Boogie American Bandstand American Bandstand premiered locally in late March 1950 as Bandstand on Philadelphia television station WFIL-TV Channel 6 (now WPVI-TV)
Monk Montgomery Bump de Bump Reality Philadelphia International Records 1974
David Bowie Young Americans Young Americans RCA 1975; Famously recorded at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia with producer Tony Visconti
Ruby & The Party Gang Hey Ruby, Shut Your Mouth Ruby & The Party Gang TSOP
MFSB (Mothers, Fathers, Sisters, Brothers with the Three Degrees T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia) TSOP / Something for Nothing Philadelphia International Records 1974; written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff as the theme for the American musical television program "Soul Train"; MFSB was a pool of more than thirty studio musicians based at Philadelphia’s famed Sigma Sound Studios who worked with the production team of Gamble and Huff and producer/arranger Thom Bell, and backed up such groups as Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, the O’Jays, the Stylistics, the Spinners, Wilson Pickett, and Billy Paul
The Three Degrees Reflections of Yesterday Reflections of Yesterday / What I See Neptune 1969; American female vocal group, which was originally formed in 1963 in Philadelphia
The Delfonics Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time? Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time? / Down Is Up, Up Is Down Philly Groove 1969; arranged by Thom Bell
The Roots The Fire [edit] How I Got Over Def Jam 2010; 9th
Betty Everett Getting Mighty Crowded Boys Can Be Mean
The O'Jays The Air I Breathe Ship Ahoy Philadelphia International Records 1973
The O'Jays Branded Bad In Philadelphia
Labelle Messin' with My Mind Lady Marmalade / Messin' With My Mind 1975; Patti LaBelle- Philly treasure!
Joan Jett Bad Reputation Bad Reputation Ariola 1980; Debut album; Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia
The Dead Milkmen Punk Rock Girl Beelzebubba Enigma 1988; 4th full-length studio album
Atom & His Package Does Anyone Else in This Room Want to Marry His or Her Own Grandmother? Attention! Blah Blah Blah Hopeless Records 2003
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Trammps Motown Philly Hold Back The Night Covered by Philly soul vocal group Boys II Men
Jill Scott One Is the Magic Number Who Is Jill Scott? Hidden Beach 2000; Debut; PHIIIIILLLYY
Ween Freedom of 76 Chocolate and Cheese Elektra 1994; 4th studio album
The Orions South Street South Street
The American Dream (Can't Get to Heaven on the) Frankford El The American Dream 1970; Philadelphia-based band whose eponymously titled album (1970) was the first ever album produced by Todd Rundgren
Dirk Quinn Band Fly Eagles Fly Dirk Quinn
Action News Move Closer To Your World My Friend Action News
Norma & The Heartaches Hot Pants (Gonna Get You In Trouble) Hot Pants
TOM & JERRIO GREAT GOOGA MOOGA GREAT GOOGA MOOGA Norton IT'S PHILLY TIME!!!!!