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January 14, 2010



Philly is an interesting city, especially the Swampoodle area, where I'm from. It could have been the first Hollywood:


Philly pop music goes back to the doo-wop days. Some people hate it, but I remember it as a street-corner kind of thing that somehow got recorded. The lead singer here is from Philly, became very popular, and is now a barber across from my office in Jersey.


I really love the shot of the audience.

Mick H

Yes, great video.

I've just been reading the Wiki page on Music of Philadelphia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Philadelphia ...I knew about the doo-wop and soul, but the jazz was a surprise - you can claim John Coltrane as well as McCoy Tyner, Stanley Clarke...quite a collection.

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