Philadelphia International Records


Rhythm Recordings

It certainly is a golden time for soul and disco reissues — Wax Po HQ is overflowing with a bounty…

May 17th, 2012 | Andrew Mason | New Releases
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Teddy Pendergrass

“A whole hell of a lot more,” answered Teddy Pendergrass in Issue 33 when Wax Poetics writer Ronnie Reese asked him…

January 14th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | In Memoriam
Michael Jackson

MJ Caught on Video

Gamble-Huff Music Online brings us amazing rare footage of the Jacksons at the time they left Motown Records and moved…

October 29th, 2009 | Wax Poetics | The Album

The Jones Girls

Hard to keep up with as they gallivanted through the go-go ’70s, the Detroit gospel girls-gone-wild worked with Curtom, shared…

June 1st, 2006 | Wax Poetics | Re:Discovery
Barbara Mason Lady Love

Barbara Mason Lady Love

Barbara Mason brought a touch of the Chicago sound into Philly’s Sigma Studios when she recorded her Mayfield-quoting, fire-and-brimstone-slinging, political…

January 1st, 2006 | Wax Poetics | Re:Discovery

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 61. Wax Poetics Issue 61 cover one features James Brown on the front and Curtis Mayfield…

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