I can't top the analysis of Thom Bell, done at the link below by our friend Mark Anthony Neal so I'm not even gonna try. The only thing I will add is something I learned, while I was the Delfonics webmaster. The ultimate testimony to the greatness of Thom Bell is the fact that as great as the Delfonics we're, they never had another hit song after Thom Bell stopped producing them! https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2011/06/black-music-month-2011-thom-bell.html?fbclid=IwAR3n9XVsWDk6eQ8xVYSheQq45q9-pgwt4jT-TvoMZ0Bbizk2YR-6uEVNuu0
2. Gift Giving Suggestions: (Help the GDP of the USA)
Books make perfect gifts to give to people, at the last minute. Most everyone has an Amazon account these days. And even if you don't think you have one, I'll bet your spouse does :) Three cool things about having an Amazon account, is that:
1. They already have your credit card number (so you don't have to type retrieve and type in that long number.
2. You can buy as many copies of a book as you want to use as gifts and they do the delivery for you, wherever that lucky person lives.
3. If you buy the Kindle (electronic version) of the book, not only is it cheaper, but that lucky person out there getting the book will get it immediately (as soon as you click the send button.)
And we have two recommendations for you
--Acappella Living in the Shadows 1963-1973: A Social History amzn.to/3HyPsEm
--Power 101 (The Harvard Report, Soul Music, and The American Dream) amzn.to/3iwll69
Thanks, be safe, and let me know your suggestions!
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