Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 5 7:33
2 Don’t Leave Me This Way
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 6:04
3 The Love I Lost
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 6:24
4 You Know How to Make Me Feel So Good
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Sharon Paige 5:17
5 If You Don’t Know Me by Now
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 4.65 3:26
6 Bad Luck
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 6:24
7 Where Are All My Friends
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:20
8 I’m Weak for You
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:23
9 Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Sharon Paige 3:40
10 I Miss You
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 8:38
11 Ebony Woman
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:40
12 Yesterday I Had the Blues
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 7:33
13 Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or take Your Love Back)
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:27
14 Tell the World How I Feel About ’cha Baby
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 5:55
15 Keep on Lovin’ You
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 3:41

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Thom Bell (track 10)
Norman Harris (American Philly Soul guitarist, producer, and songwriter) (tracks 2, 13)
Bobby Martin (US soul/R&B producer/arranger) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9, 11–12, 14–15)
background vocals:
The Blue Notes (Harold Melvin group) (track 5)
composer:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Harold Melvin (track 5)
lyricist:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 11)
producer:
Gamble & Huff (tracks 3, 6–7, 9, 13)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 10–12, 14–15)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 10–12, 14–15)
vocals:
Sharon Paige (track 9)
writer:
Victor Carstarphen (tracks 1, 6–7, 14–15)
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 2–5, 8–10, 12–13)
Cary Gilbert (tracks 2, 8)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 2–5, 8–10, 12–13)
Gene McFadden (tracks 1, 6–7, 14–15)
John Whitehead (tracks 1, 6–7, 14–15)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 5)
publisher:
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 2–3)
edits:
has remixes:
Bad Luck (Tom Moulton Mix) by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes (1977) (track 6)
sampled by:
Fabulous by Jaheim feat. Tha Rayne (track 1)
Harolds Groove by Jump Cutz (track 6)
House Luck by Jump Cutz (track 6)
recording of:
Bad Luck (track 6)
Ebony Woman (track 11)
I Miss You (track 10)
I'm Weak for You (track 8)
Keep on Lovin' You (track 15)
The Love I Lost (track 3)
Wake Up Everybody (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B0002S94UW [info]

Release Group

part of: The Essential (sony/legacy compilations)