John A. Jackson
|Time:||7:00 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Location:||Clark Hall, Room 309|
|Registration:||Registration is Closed.|
John A Jackson, author of A House on Fire: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul, will present as part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Baker-Nord Center's celebration of Black History Month. Jackson will discuss the history of Philadelphia soul music, focusing on three of the most influential and successful music producers of the 1960s and 70s: Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Thom Bell who collectively produced over 28-gold or platinum certified albums, 31-million certified gold/platinum singles, and between them wrote over 1,000 songs for such superstars and Cleveland's own O'Jays, Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, the Spinners, and many others.
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