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The Essential Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes


Download links and information about The Essential Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes. This album was released in 2004 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 01:18:19 minutes.

Artist: Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
Release date: 2004
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul
Tracks: 15
Duration: 01:18:19
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No. Title Length
1. Wake Up Everybody 7:32
2. Don't Leave Me This Way 6:04
3. The Love I Lost 6:23
4. You Know How to Make Me Feel So Good (featuring Sharon Paige) 5:16
5. If You Don't Know Me By Now 3:25
6. Bad Luck 6:24
7. Where Are All My Friends 3:20
8. I'm Weak for You 3:23
9. Hope That We Can Be Together Soon (featuring Sharon Paige) 3:39
10. I Miss You 8:37
11. Ebony Woman 3:40
12. Yesterday I Had the Blues 7:33
13. Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back) 3:27
14. Tell the World How I Feel About 'Cha Baby 5:55
15. Keep On Lovin' You 3:41



There has been no shortage of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes compilations over the years, and the most recent prior to 2004's The Essential Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes was 2001's Ultimate Blue Notes, which was very good indeed, but it wasn't part of Sony/Legacy's Essential series, which was the label's flagship for hits collections. So, three years after Ultimate, they reconfigured the collection into Essential so it could be part of their successful series. Essential contains 14 of the 15 tracks from Ultimate — the substitution is "Ebony Woman" for "Be for Real," a move most listeners wouldn't notice, since all the other big hits are here, including "The Love I Lost," "Don't Leave Me This Way," and "If You Don't Know Me By Now." The track sequencing may be different, but the collections are nearly identical in terms of tracks chosen, so they're nearly interchangeable for all practical purposes. Both are excellent overviews of one of the great Philly soul groups. If you already have Ultimate, there's no need to seek Essential out, and if you don't have either, either will suit your needs very well.