Leon Huff

Leon Huff

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Leon A. Huff
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Born 8 April 1942 in Camden, New Jersey, USA

Pioneering songwriter, producer and keyboardist who, along with Kenneth Gamble, formed R&B label Philadelphia International Records (PIR) in 1971 and created the "Philly Sound" characterized by artists such as 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.
Along with Gamble and legendary songwriter Thom Bell from the PIR stable formed Mighty Three Publishing.
Released a solo album "Here To Create Music" in 1980. Continues to write music with Kenneth Gamble.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Non-Performer).
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Leon Huff Discography

Albums

Leon Huff Here To Create Music (Album) Philadelphia International Records US 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Pervis Herder And Leon (Fingers) Huff* Pervis Herder And Leon (Fingers) Huff* - Soul City (Single) Jamie US 1963 Sell This Version
Leon Huff I Ain't Jivin', I'm Jammin' / No Greater Love (Single) Philadelphia International Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Leon Huff Tight Money Philadelphia International Records US 1980 Sell This Version
347 Booker T. Jones, Rita Coolidge, Leon Huff Booker T. Jones, Rita Coolidge, Leon Huff - We Could Stay Together(7", Single) Ellis 347 Europe 1980 Sell This Version
ZS9 3109 Leon Huff Tight Money(7", Promo) Philadelphia International Records ZS9 3109 US 1980 Sell This Version
Lou Rawls, Rev. James Cleveland, Phyllis Hyman, The James Cleveland Choir*, Leon A. Huff* Lou Rawls, Rev. James Cleveland, Phyllis Hyman, The James Cleveland Choir*, Leon A. Huff* - Run Jesse Run (Single) Gamble And Huff Records US 1988 Sell This Version
72438-58794-1-8 Leon Huff I Ain't Jivin', I'm Jammin'(12") The Right Stuff 72438-58794-1-8 US 1999 Sell This Version

Compilations

WESM 611 Norman Harris / Leon Huff Norman Harris / Leon Huff - The Harris Machine / Here To Create Music(CD, Comp) Westside WESM 611 UK 1999 Sell This Version

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August 4, 2016
Leon Huff-Gilbert = Leon Huff and Cary Gilbert (soul lyricist)

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