Generoso and Lily’s Bovine Ska and Rocksteady: Jamaica Sings The Songs of Thom Bell 3-5-19

Hello Bovine Ska and Rocksteady Listeners!
Though the great songwriter/arranger, Thom Bell was born in Jamaica, he meant everything to what we know as Philly soul. Bell first sang in a group with Gamble and Huff of Philadelphia Intl fame, before going to Cameo Records where he met The Delfonics and began writing hit after hit for them like, “La-La (Means I Love You)” and “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time), he would also work as an arranger for Jerry Butler, Dusty Springfield, The O’Jays and would soon write hits for them and a group he would have massive success with, The Stylistics, who were also from Philly. On this week’s show, we will hear sensational Jamaican covers of Bell’s songs done by Alton Ellis, The Chosen Few, Freddie McGregor and many more! Please add this show to your playlist, favorite it, or share it wherever people love the sounds of a young Jamaica. XO Generoso and Lily

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