The Ritchie Family is the name of an American vocal group, based in Philadelphia, who achieved many hits from the mid 1970s to the early 1980s. The group was created by Jacques Morali. The group took its name from record producer Ritchie Rome. Through five line up changes, the Ritchie Family recorded nine albums. While they achieved their highest record sales with the original lineup, the third, fourth and fifth line up did well also.