Love Is the Message – The Promise And The Sound Of Philadelphia
The Promise And Sound Of Philadelphia © Rock Hall Library and Archive
Documentary series, 4x45 minutes. Part 1: Standing In The Shadows 1960 – 66 Part 2: Only The Strong Survive 1966 – 1972 Part 3: Am I Black Enough For You 1972 – 1978 Part 4: Ain’t No Stopping Us Now 1978 – present Love Is The Message is a grooving and compelling investigative study of the rise and fall of the legendary “sound of Philadelphia”. This documentary series combines music history, politics, and civil rights to paint a thrilling picture of urban life, culture and resistance in Philadelphia in the soul and disco era.