Philadelphia Freedom (album)

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Philadelphia Freedom
Studio album by MFSB
Released 1975
Recorded 1975 at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Soul Disco
Length 44:28
Label Philadelphia International Records
Producer Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Roland Chambers, Bobby Martin. Jack Faith
MFSB chronology
Universal Love
(1975)
Philadelphia Freedom
(1975)
Summertime
(1976)

Philadelphia Freedom is the fourth album to be released by Philadelphia International Records houseband MFSB. It is also noted as the debut of PIR producer, artist, and musician Dexter Wansel.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Zach's Fanfare #2" 1:03
  2. "Get Down with The Philly Sound" (Roland Chambers) 4:29
  3. "Philadelphia Freedom" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) 6:00
  4. "South Philly" (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff) 4:28
  5. "Ferry Avenue"(Gene McFadden, John Whitehead, Leon Huff, Victor Carstarphen) 4:01
  6. "Interlude 1" 0:52
  7. "When Your Love Is Gone" (Dexter Wansel) 4:11
  8. "Morning Tears" (Dexter Wansel) 5:15
  9. "Brothers and Sisters" (Bobby Martin, Kenneth Gamble, Harold Johnson) 3:50
  10. "Smile Happy" (War) 5:52
  11. "The Zip" (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff) 3:51

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[2]
US US
R&B
Jazz Albums
1976 Philadelphia Freedom 39 14 30

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US US
R&B
US
Dance
1975 "The Zip" 91 72 3
1976 "Get Down With The Philly Sound" 11

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1719812/review
  2. ^ "MFSB US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  3. ^ "MFSB US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-16.