Wednesday, September 11, 2013
R.I.P.: Bobby Martin
Grammy Award Producer, Arranger, Composer Bobby Martin Has Passed Away. Bobby Martin, legendary producer, arranger, and composer, best known for his contributions to R&B music and the Sound of Philadelphia as well as arranging the theme song to Soul Train has passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013.
A mainstay of the famed Philadelphia Sound that dominated much of soul music in the early and mid 1970s, Martin excelled as a producer, arranger and songwriter. His best known arrangements included Billy Paul's 1972 chart-topper, "Me and Mrs. Jones," and the infectious theme song to the weekly TV series "Soul Train." MORE HERE & HERE
The List: 5 Classic Philly Soul Tracks HERE