Kenneth Gamble

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Kenneth Gamble
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Born August 11, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Sometimes called Kenny Gamble.
Pioneering American songwriter, producer and humanitarian. Formed R&B label Philadelphia International Records (PIR) with Leon Huff in 1971 and created the "Philly Sound".

PIR's stable included The O'Jays, Billy Paul, Harold Melvin And The Bluenotes, The Three Degrees, The Jones Girls and PIR's house band MFSB (Mother, Father, Sister, Brother) to name a few.
Formed Mighty Three Publishing with Huff and fellow PIR songwriter Thom Bell.

Renowned for his humanitarian works for both civic and charitable causes which continue today, notably the "Let's Clean Up The Ghetto" project.
Involved in (and fined for) a payola scandal at PIR in 1975.
Continues to write music with Leon Huff.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Non-Performer).
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Singles & EPs

5-9636 Kenneth Gamble - Standing In The Shadows album art Kenny Gamble* Standing In The Shadows(7", Promo) Epic 5-9636 US 1963 Sell This Version
4-43132 Kenneth Gamble - You Don’t Know What You Got Until You Lose It album art Kenny Gamble* You Don’t Know What You Got Until You Lose It (Single) Columbia 4-43132 US 1964 Sell This Version
107 Kenneth Gamble - Down By The Seashore album art Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters Kenny Gamble* And The Floaters - Down By The Seashore (Single) ARCTIC 107 US 1965 Sell This Version
114 Kenneth Gamble - Ain't It Baby album art Kenny Gamble* & The Romeos (4) Kenny Gamble* & The Romeos (4) - Ain't It Baby (Single) ARCTIC 114 US 1965 Sell This Version
123 Kenneth Gamble - The Jokes On You / Don't Stop Loving Me album art Kenny Gamble* The Jokes On You / Don't Stop Loving Me (Single) ARCTIC 123 US 1966 Sell This Version
127 Kenny Gamble* Chains of Love / (I'll Just) Keep On Smilin'(7", Single) ARCTIC 127 US 1966 Sell This Version
45-6470 Kenneth Gamble - (I'll Work) Eight Days A Week / Hard To Find The Right Girl album art Kenny Gamble* & The Romeos (4) Kenny Gamble* & The Romeos (4) - (I'll Work) Eight Days A Week / Hard To Find The Right Girl Atco Records 45-6470 US 1967 Sell This Version
none Temple University Symphony Orchestra And Choirs Featuring Patti LaBelle , Narrated and Produced By Kenny Gamble* Temple University Symphony Orchestra And Choirs Featuring Patti LaBelle , Narrated and Produced By Kenny Gamble* - I Am An American: The Making Of An Anthem(DVD-V + CD, EP) Gamble-Huff Music Ltd. none US 2009 Sell This Version
M45-011 Kenneth Gamble - You Don't Know What You Got / No Mail On Monday album art Kenny Gamble* You Don't Know What You Got / No Mail On Monday(7", Single, Dlx, RM) Mate Records (2) M45-011 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

DIGP CD33, CRB 9411, DIGP CD 33 Kenneth Gamble - Sentimental Sax album art Kenny Gamble* Sentimental Sax(Cass, Comp) D & I Records, Cipta Mitra Musik, D & I Records DIGP CD33, CRB 9411, DIGP CD 33 Indonesia Unknown Sell This Version