Soul comes in many shapes and sounds and comes at you from a hundred different angles and places.
Philadelphia's got an overabundance of it.
Always had (thank you Gamble & Huff),
Must be something in the water. Mutlu Onaral must have drunk a whole lot of that water growing up. He may be more R & F (rhythm & folk) than R & Blue. You can even add the bounce of the Brazilian and the sway of the Jamaican in his tunes.