Contributions to music:
- A crucial link in the development of R&B and its eventual mutation into disco
- Created a sweet but funky mixture of pop, funk, and R&B that had massive crossover appeal
- The Gamble-Huff team were pop's first self-contained label owners/producers/songwriters
- Second only to Motown as the most successful black-owned label of its era
- Along with Atlantic's Thom Bell, created the genre of "Philly Soul"
- Employed the legendary MFSB house band
- Assembled a stable of vocalists who influenced R&B tremendously
- Early Gamble-Huff compositions include "I Can't Stop Dancing," Archie Bell and the Drells; "Only The Strong Survive," Jerry Butler; "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me," The Supremes and The Temptations, "Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You," Wilson Pickett, and "Drowning In The Sea Of Love" by Joe Simon
- Huff plays piano on Danny and the Juniors' "At The Hop" and Len Barry's "1-2-3"
- As Cliff Nobles and Co. MFSB had a hit with 1967's "The Horse"
- MFSB's "TSOP" is, with updates, the theme song for Soul Train"
Famous Songs, Albums, and Chart Hits:
- "Love Train," "Back Stabbers," "For The Love Of Money," "I Love Music," "992 Arguments," "Use Ta Be My Girl," The O'Jays
- "If You Don't Know Me By Now," "The Love I Lost," "Wake Up Everybody," "Bad Luck," "I Miss You," Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
- "Close The Door," "Turn Off The Lights," "Love T.K.O.," Teddy Pendergrass
- "Lady Love," "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine," Lou Rawls
- "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)," MFSB
- "When Will I See You Again," The Three Degrees
- "Cowboys To Girls," "I'll Always Love My Mama," The Intruders
- "Me And Mrs. Jones," Billy Paul
- "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now," McFadden and Whitehead
- "Enjoy Yourself," "Show You The Way To Go," The Jacksons
- "Do It Any Way You Wanna," People's Choice
- "You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else," The Jones Girls
- The O'Jays in Philadelphia (1969), Back Stabbers (1972), Ship Ahoy (1973), The O'Jays
- Black and Blue (1973), To Be True (1975), Wake Up Everybody (1975), Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
- Teddy Pendergrass (1977), Life Is a Song Worth Singing (1978), Teddy (1979), Teddy Pendergrass
- All Things in Time (1976), Unmistakably Lou (1977), When You Hear Lou, You've Heard It All (1977), Lou Rawls