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Sounds of Philadelphia: Cameo and Parkway Records

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Sounds of Philadelphia: Cameo and Parkway Records

Sounds of Philadelphia: Cameo and Parkway Records

Sounds of Philadelphia: Cameo and Parkway Records

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Rock historian Ed Ward tells us about Philadelphia's Cameo and Parkway record labels. From the late 1950s to the late-'60s, their hits included "The Twist," "South Street" and "Bristol Stomp." ABKCO Records has just released a Cameo-Parkway four-CD retrospective.