| August 1972|
Black & Blue
Gamble and Huff
Rhythm and blues
| Sigma Sound Studios
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
Philadelphia International Records
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes albums, Rhythm and blues albums
I Miss You (later reissued as Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes) is the debut album released by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes on the Philadelphia International record label in August 1972. It was produced by Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff.
The album title was changed from I Miss You to Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes and given a new cover after the success of the single "If You Don't Know Me by Now". The group's roster for this album is Lloyd Parks, Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin, Lawrence Brown and Bernie Wilson. The album was arranged by Bobby Martin, Norman Harris and Thom Bell.
The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2010 by Big Break Records.
The single "I Miss You" was featured in the film Dead Presidents.
All tracks written by Gamble and Huff, except where noted.Harold Melvin,
Lloyd Parks – vocals
Leon Huff – piano
Leonard Pakula – organ
Ronnie Baker – bass
Earl Young – drums
Norman Harris, Roland Chambers, Bobby Eli – guitar
Larry Washington – congas, bongos
Vince Montana – vibraphone
Don Renaldo and his Strings – strings
Sam Reed and his Horns – horns
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