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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes were one of the finest soul groups of the '70s, based in Philadelphia, PA. Led by the great Harold Melvin, they formed as early as 1954, but struggled for many years until they finally broke through in 1972, much thanks to then-new lead singer Teddy Pendergrass, whose powerful, expressive baritone, alternating between singing and screaming, counts as one of the most distinctive voices in soul music. With the addition of Pendergrass, and the ornate… read more

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  • so clean
  • I'm so happy I could have discovered them ♥
  • ^_^
  • http://soundcloud.com/crafting/tude-de-nuages <-- samples this wake up everybody
  • ❤ Teddy Pendergrass ❥
  • __"the love i lost" and "bad luck" are maybe the best on this early album. this wonderful group gave birth to teddy pendergrass. felt bad for harold when teddy took off.
  • Not familiar with these guys, but like what im hearing!!
  • Wake up everbody!
  • "i miss you" gave sample for big boi's "shine blockas" and jay-z's "this can't be life". man i love those old soulful songs..

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