Thursday, August 27, 2009
FSOTD #6/Enjoy Yourself (1976)
I guess I really DO love the 1976 album The Jacksons. Today's FSOTD: "Enjoy Yourself," the hit from the album, making it all the way into the Top 10. As reported yesterday, the song was written by the prolific Philadelphia team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, who wrote and produced over 170 gold and platinum records. One hundred and seventy! Among those, these giants: "If You Don't Know Me By Now"/Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes; "Backstabbers" and "Love Train"/The O'Jays; "Me & Mrs. Jones"/Billy Paul; and the instrumental classic whose title defines the writing duo, "TSOP"/MFSB. TSOP - that's The Sound of Philadelphia.