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Content produced by Joyride Media featuring the great music, artists, musicians and creators of Philadelphia International Records. Free one-hour radio specials feature all the hits, interviews with label founders Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, and many of the great people behind the legendary tracks.

Love is the Message: The Story of Philadelphia International Records

From Joyride Media | Part of the PIR by Joyride Media series | 59:00

One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia

Gamblehuffthencolor_small 2008 Rock + Roll Hall of Fame inductees Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff discuss the history of their collaboration, the stories behind their biggest hits, and their successful community development projects throughout Philadelphia. Legendary Philadelphia International Records artists Teddy Pendergrass, Patti Labelle and Billy Paul also chime in about their work with Gamble + Huff.
 
Please contact andy.cahn@sonybmg.com with any broadcast details. You can also use the Program Request Form at the For Stations tab to get a copy of the show on CD. Audio files include the full 59:00 show, as well as the 6 individual segments for the 54:00 show. The last track is a 30-second promo spot.

Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia

From Joyride Media | Part of the PIR by Joyride Media series | 59:00

One-hour special explores the "Philly Sound" and the artists who put it on the map.

Pirshow2_small In the late 1960's, the world was introduced to the sound of Philadelphia.  Big cities had their own distinct styles, and like Detroit's Motown and Stax from Memphis, Philadelphia INternational Records landed on the musical map.

This one-hour radio special hosted by Jeff Foxx explores the story of Philadelphia International Records, as well as their impact on the future of music through stories and music from many of their artists, as well as Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

The O'Jays: The Last Word

From Joyride Media | Part of the PIR by Joyride Media series | 59:00

The O'Jays have made their final album, The Last Word, and it's filled with wisdom, love and some choice words about the state of the world.

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AFTER 60 YEARS IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS, THE O’JAYS HAVE MADE THEIR FINAL ALBUM – THE LAST WORD. IT’S A PARTING MESSAGE FULL OF WISDOM, LOVE AND GROOVE FROM THE MASTERS.

IN THIS HOUR, WE’LL HEAR THE MUSIC AND TALK WITH FOUNDING O’JAYS MEMBERS EDDIE LEVERT AND WALTER WILLIAMS. WE’LL ALSO SPEAK WITH PRODUCERS BETTY WRIGHT AND STEVE GREENBERG. 

HOSTED BY PATTY JACKSON.