Thom Bell

Real Name:Thomas Randolph Bell

Composer, arranger, conductor, producer and multi-instrumentalist.
(January 26, 1943 – December 22, 2022) Born in Kingston, Jamaica, raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Uncle of Leroy Burgess and Leroy M. Bell. He was inducted in the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006. Bell, along with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, were the architects of Philly Soul. In addition, he and his late music partner Linda Creed were Philadelphia’s own “dynamic duo.” During the 70s and 80s, Bell worked with such artists as the Delfonics, the Stylistics, the Spinners, Elton John, the O’Jays, Deniece Williams, Jerry “Iceman” Butler, Dusty Springfield, and James Ingram.
Thom Bell beginning in the late 60's through the 1970s and beyond. With "Mighty Three" partners Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Bell created the Sound of Philadelphia, the most important and dominant sound of the early and mid-70s, and the heir to the Motown sound of the 60s. And as a songwriter, musician, producer, and arranger, Bell established himself as one of the most important R&B/Soul music figures of all time.

Do NOT confuse with his brother Tony Bell (sometimes credited as "A. Bell").
IPI: 00002569405

Sites:MySpace , Wikipedia , Who Sampled , , Imdb
In Groups:Martin And Bell Productions, MFSB, Stan & Bell, The Producers (8), The Romeos (4), The Thom Bell Orchestra
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