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Musicians
    (1971-1981)
    Formed in Philadelphia
    Founded by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff
    Kenneth Gamble - Conductor
    Leon Huff - Conductor
    Don Renaldo - Conductor
    Dexter Wansel - Conductor
    Vince Montana - Conductor
    Norman Harris - Guitarist
    Bobby Eli - Guitarist
    James Herb Smith - Guitarist
    Roland Chambers - Guitarist
    Ronnie Baker - Bassist
    Larry Moore - Bassist
    Lenny Pakula - Keyboardist/Organist
    Zach Zachary - Saxophonist
    Earl Young - Percussionist/Drummer
    Miguel Fuentes - Percussionist/Drummer
    Karl Chambers - Percussionist/Drummer
    Larry Washington - Percussionist/Drummer
    Quinton Joseph - Percussionist/Drummer
    Vince Montana- Vibraphonist
    A number of unknowns on strings and horns
    Recorded albums 'MFSB' (1973), 'Love is the Message' (1973), 'Universal Love' (1975), 'Philadelphia Freedom' (1975), 'Summertime' (1976), 'Gamble & Huff Orchestra' (1978) and 'Mysteries of the World' (1980)
    Recorded songs 'TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia),' (1973), 'Love is the Message' (1973), 'Freddie's Dead' (1974), 'Sexy' (1975), 'Let's Go Disco' (1975), 'Let's Clean Up the Ghetto' (1977), 'K-Jee' (1978), 'Used Ta Be My Guy' (1978), 'Mysteries of the World' (1981), 'Sexy,' 'Cheaper To Keep Her,' 'Back Stabbers,' 'Family Affair' and 'Love Has No Time or Place'
    Their songs were sickeningly sweet.
    M.F.S.B. stood for Mother, Father, Sister, Brother.
    Their songs have positive messages.
    They brought symphonic orchestra into mainstream music.
    They had way too many members.
    Their Record 'T.S.O.P' the Sound of Philadelphia, became the Soul Train theme.
    They developed the funk sound.
    In 1980 they were a footnote in American music bust managed to top the charts in the UK with 'Mysteries of the World.'
    Among the myriad of performers they backed were The O'Jays, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Three Degrees, Melba Moore, the Stylistics, Spinners and the Intruders.
    They pioneered club dance/funk music.
    DJs loved introducing TSOP by MFSB.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 18 Votes: 72.22% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 28 Votes: 60.71% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 75 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 105 Votes: 63.81% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 184 Votes: 55.98% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 48 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
 
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