MFSB ‎– Love Is The Message

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A1.a Zack's Fanfare
Arranged By – Bobby MartinProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By [Uncredited] – Burton Lane, Frank Loesser
0:23
A1.b Love Is The Message
Arranged By – Bobby MartinProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By – K. Gamble-L. Huff*
6:35
A2 Cheaper To Keep Her
Arranged By – Bobby MartinProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By – M. Rice*
6:52
A3 My One And Only Love
Producer [Produced By], Arranged By – Vince Montana*Written-By – G. Wood*, R. Mellin*
4:34
B1 TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) (Theme From The Television Show "Soul Train")
Arranged By – Bobby MartinFeaturing, Vocals [Uncredited] – The Three DegreesProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By – K. Gamble-L. Huff*
3:43
B2.a Zack's Fanfare
Arranged By – Bobby MartinProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By [Uncredited] – Burton Lane, Frank Loesser
0:50
B2.b Touch Me In The Morning
Arranged By – Bobby MartinProducer [Produced By] – Gamble-Huff*Written-By – M. Masser*, R. Miller*
6:21
B3 Bitter Sweet
Arranged By – Jack FaithProducer [Produced By] – Bruce Hawes, Jack FaithWritten-By – B. Hawes*, J. Faith*
5:26

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Recorded at Sigma Sound Studios, Phila., Pa.
Mastered at Frankford / Wayne
Mastering Labs, Phila., Pa.
“The Sound Of Philadelphia © 1973”

© 1973 CBS, Inc. / ℗ 1973 CBS, Inc. / Distributed by Columbia Records / CBS, Inc.

[Tracks A1.b, B1, B3:]
Mighty Three Music, Inc. (BMI)
Blackwood Music - Sole Administrator

[Track A2:]
Dleif Music (BMI)

[Track A3:]
Sherwin Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

[Track B2.b:]
Stein and Van Stock, Inc. (ASCAP)

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[Tracks A1.a, B2.a:]
"Zack's Fanfare" is an uncredited arrangement of "I Hear Music" written by Burton Lane, with lyrics by Frank Loesser, for the Paramount Pictures movie Dancing on a Dime (1940).

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  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): AL 32707
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): BL 32707
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, variant 1): P.I.R.- AL 32707 F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, variant 1): P.I.R.- BL 32707 F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, variant 2): P.I.R. AL-32707-1̶B̶B̶. 2B F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, variant 2): P.I.R. BL-32707-1̶B̶B̶ 2B F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, variant 3): 0 T2 P.I.R. P AL-32707-1BC F/W.
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, variant 3): 0 T2 P.I.R. P BL-32707-1BC F/W. A 28
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side A runout etched): P.I.R. AL-32707-1̶B̶B̶. 2B F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side A runout stamped): P
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side B runout etched): P.I.R. BL-32707-1̶B̶B̶ 2B F/W.
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 Side B runout stamped): C P
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, variant 5): P.I.R. AL-32707-1̶B̶A. 2A F/W
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, variant 5): P.I.R. BL-32707-1̶B̶A. 2A F/W
  • Rights Society (A1.b, A2, B1, B3): BMI
  • Rights Society (A3, B2.b): ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 29) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STR 105 MFSB Love Is The Message(LP, Album) Yegrin Record Co STR 105 South Korea Unknown Sell This Version
SBP 234479 MFSB Love Is The Message(LP, Album) CBS SBP 234479 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
PIR 65864 MFSB Love Is The Message(LP, Album) Epic PIR 65864 Greece 1974 Sell This Version
Q 65864 MFSB El Sonido De Filadelfia(LP, Album, Quad) Philadelphia International Records Q 65864 Spain 1974 Sell This Version
PIR 65864 MFSB Love Is The Message(LP, Album) Philadelphia International Records PIR 65864 Italy 1974 Sell This Version

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journeyintosound

journeyintosound

March 15, 2016
This cannot be... that no one has even taken the time to write anything about this record. This is foundation material here... should be required listening for anybody who loves soul music and dancing. Truly among the greatest music to come out of Philadephia.