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Black Music Month: Muxtape #1, The Philly Sound

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Each week during the Black Music Month, we will be creating a special mixtape over at Muxtape.com.  It will be extension of the special mini-mix that will be heard every Thursday at noon.  Today's Muxtape is dedicated to the Philadelphia Sound which was developed by the legends Gamble & Huff who are also founders of Black Music Month...

Click here to listen to this week's Muxtape.

Philadelphia (or Philly) soul, sometimes called the Philadelphia Sound or Sweet Philly, is a style of soul music characterized by funkinfluences and lush instrumental arrangements, often featuring sweeping strings and piercing horns. (Wikipedia)

Gamble & Huff induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Don't forget to vote for your favorite artists in our Black Music Poll.  Tune into RadioMilwaukee on 88.9fm or radiomilwaukee.org for live countdown of your favorite artists at the end of the month.