|Thom Bell one of the key architect of |
“The Sound of Philadelphia”
Two compositions by Bell have been selected as the theme for the multi-million dollar advertising campaign for auto maker General Motors, for their Chevy Impala. The slogan “I’ll Be Around” was popularized by the Detroit Spinners.
|The front entrance of the Mighty Three Music |
Premiership commercial, using a single dating from 1977, when it was produced by Thom Bell for the album entitled “Thom Bell Sessions.”The track which was used as advertisement campaign was entitled “Are You Ready for Love?” The single peaked at number one on the UK Pop single chart, occupying that position for two weeks in August 2004.The track sold over 50,000 copies first week at number one on the UK Official Singles Chart. The single also achieved the number one position on the US Billboard Dance Chart listings for one week.
Researched and compiled by
Mr K Tomlin Music Historian