BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #324: “TSOP [THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA}”-MFSB FEATURING THE THREE DEGREES – APRIL 20, 1974

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Billboard #1 Hits: #324: “TSOP [The Sound of Philadelphia}”- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees. April 20, 1974. #1 for 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: “TSOP[ The Sound Of Philadelphia}”- MFSB featuring The Three Degrees
  • Record Company-Philadelphia International
  • Genre- Philly Soul, Disco
  • Written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff
  • Time: 3:29
  • B-side:”Something For Nothing”
  • Album-Love Is The Message
  • Grade: A-
  • Peaked at #1 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #22 in UK Singles Chart. #1 in Canada.

Written as the theme for Soul Train- it became the first television theme show to ever hit #1 on the pop charts. Depending on what you consider disco it might have been the first disco single to go to #1.

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