Tuesday, March 01, 2005

sound of philadelphia

Gwen Shaffer-

"Though it's difficult to believe, Philadelphia has failed to capitalize on its remarkable role in shaping American soul music. But Gamble insists the timing is right to create a tourism strategy centered on an R&B theme. As the first step toward "branding" Philly as a music city, he has wooed the Rhythm & Blues Foundation here from its current home in New York City. The five-person staff will move in April." [MORE...]

They say you always return to your roots.