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RE-PRESS: CD ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 2017 .

• MFSB (Mother Father Sister Brother) were the house band for Philadelphia International and worked closely with the production team of Gamble & Huff. They backed up groups such as Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, the O’Jays, the Stylistics, the Spinners, Wilson Picket and Billy Paul.

• MFSB’s second album LOVE IS THE MESSAGE was released in 1974 and reached R&B #1 and Pop #4.

• T.S.O.P. (THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA) is probably known to most as the theme from Soul Train. It was a massive hit, featuring the Three Degrees, reaching R&B #1, Pop #1 and UK #22. It sold over one million copies.

• The Single Version of LOVE IS THE MESSAGE, also featuring The Three Degrees, reached R&B #42 and Pop #85. It has also been sampled by the likes of EPMD and LL Cool J.

• Released with three bonus tracks, LOVE IS THE MESSAGE is a must for all Soul / Funk fans out there!

TRACK LISTING

1. ZACK’S FANFARE
2. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE
3. CHEAPER TO KEEP HER
4. MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE
5. T.S.O.P. (THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA)
6. ZACK’S FANFARE ( I HEAR MUSIC)
7. TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING
8. BITTER SWEET
BONUS TRACKS
9. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE (Single Version) *
10. T.S.O.P. (THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA)
(Tom Moulton Mix) *
11. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE (Tom Moulton Mix) *

*Featuring The Three Degrees

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TRACK LISTING

1. ZACK’S FANFARE
2. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE
3. CHEAPER TO KEEP HER
4. MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE
5. T.S.O.P. (THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA)
6. ZACK’S FANFARE ( I HEAR MUSIC)
7. TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING
8. BITTER SWEET
BONUS TRACKS
9. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE (Single Version) *
10. T.S.O.P. (THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA)
(Tom Moulton Mix) *
11. LOVE IS THE MESSAGE (Tom Moulton Mix) *

*Featuring The Three Degrees