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Thom Bell and the Sound of Brotherly Love

Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 8 December 2008

WHILE THE ubiquitous songs of Detroit's Motown get anthologized and commercialized ad infinitum, and the critics salivate over the gritty southern soul of Memphis' Stax, the third great movement/label of '60s and '70s soul has always gotten short shrift. Until now, that is, with the release of the box set Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia (PIR/Legacy).

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