By Ukee Washington

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In 1979, President Jimmy Carter declared the month of June as a time to highlight, celebrate and recognize Black music. This year happens to be the golden anniversary of the “Sound of Philadelphia.”

Legacy Records, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, has released two new vinyl compilations celebrating the 50th anniversary of Philadelphia International Records.

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Ukee Washington introduces you to Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, two men whose work is on the soundtrack of so many lives, including his own.

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Ukee Washington