That piano took me through a long and winding road, through New York doing record dates; I was a studio musician at first playing on some great records coming out of New York: Leiber and Stoller, Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, and Phil Spector
Leon Huff was one half of Gamble and Huff, a songwriting and record production team that has released 15 gold singles and 22 gold albums. They pioneered the Philadelphia Soul sound, creating their own label Philadelphia International in 1971. There were a number of successful releases on the label, including “Love Train” by the O’Jays, “If You Don’t Know Me by Now” by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and the Grammy award winning “Me and Mrs. Jones” by Billy Paul. On September 19th 2005, Gamble & Huff were inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding achievements as producers at a ceremony in New York City.