Tag Archives: The Three Degrees

THE THREE DEGREES-MAYBE.

THE THREE DEGREES-MAYBE. Way before Gamble and Huff sprinkled their magic over The Three Degrees, they were signed to Roulette Records, where they a series of singles and their 1970 album Maybe. Then, five years later, when The Three Degrees were at the height of their popularity, Roulette released So Much Love, a collection of …

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GOLDEN GATE GROOVE: THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA IN SAN FRANCISCO-1973.

GOLDEN GATE GROOVE: THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA IN SAN FRANCISCO-1973. There was only one occasion that Philadelphia International Records’ biggest names shared a stage. That was in September 1973, when Gamble and Huff took Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, The O’Jays, The Three Degrees, Billy Paul and M.F.S.B. to the CBS annual convention in …

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THE THREE DEGREES-MAYBE.

THE THREE DEGREES-MAYBE. Way before Gamble and Huff sprinkled their magic over The Three Degrees, they were signed to Roulette Records, where they a series of singles and their 1970 album Maybe. Then, five years later, when The Three Degrees were at the height of their popularity, Roulette released So Much Love, a collection of …

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PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL RECORDS-THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET.

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL RECORDS-THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET. One of the most eagerly awaited and much anticipated box sets finally hits the shops on 21st May 2012. In case anyone doesn’t realize what I’m talking about, this is the Philadelphia International Records-The 40th Anniversary Box Set, a mammoth ten disc box set, released by Harmless Records …

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THE THREE DEGREES-3D.

THE THREE DEGREES-3D. In previous articles I’ve reviewed the two albums The Three Degrees recorded for Philadelphia International Records, with Gamble and Huff. These albums The Three Degrees and International were both fantastic albums, with some great music on them. They were the most commercially successful albums of the The Three Degrees’ career and to …

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THE THREE DEGREES-THE DEGREES.

THE THREE DEGREES-THE DEGREES. Previously, I’ve written about The Three Degrees before, an article about their fourth album International, which was their second and final album on Philadelphia International Records. They only recorded two albums on Philadelphia International Records, but these two albums were the ones that launched their careers, turning them into a hugely …

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THE THREE DEGREES-INTERNATIONAL.

THE THREE DEGREES-INTERNATIONAL. Recently, I’ve been looking back at some of the albums released on the Philadelphia International Records label. Now, when many people think of Philadelphia International, they immediately think of artists like The O’Jays, Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, Billy Paul and Teddy Pendergrass, some of the biggest and most successful artists …

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