Philly soul

Philadelphia (or Philly) soul, sometimes called the Philadelphia Sound or Sweet Philly, is a style of soul music characterized by funk influences and lush instrumental arrangements, often featuring sweeping strings and piercing horns. The subtle sound of a glockenspiel can often be heard in the background of Philly soul songs. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Phyllis Hyman

Play Philly soul Tag

Music tagged “philly soul”

Built by 871 people (Used 4,345 times)

Top Artists

See more

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up (it’s free).
  • tetomusicmag

    I have recently stumbled upon a great soul artist named Sam Dickinson, he has just released his new video and it would be extremely helpful if you could share it and spread the word. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8Cm8K7M_DI

    June 2013
  • tetomusicmag

    A multi-talented and innovative neo-soul artist; Christine Horn brings the perfect mixture of theatrics and music to the table. She provides her listeners with an amalgamation of R&B, Soul, Funk and Folk while exploring the whole spectrum of human emotion with her music. Innovation is the key to a great artist and Christine continues to wow her followers with her new single release ‘Give It Up’. It’s an aural experience you won’t soon forget. http://christinehornmusic.bandcamp.com/

    June 2013
  • beerium

    hahahaaha son of a bitch thats so funny! tag lover

    July 2010
  • jeffbbz

    um, this isn't a song, its a tag. but i guess you can love the tag as it is a sweet genre.

    March 2010
  • angelachevers

    love this song so much. true soul

    March 2009
See all 5 shouts