Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes(Redirected from Harold Melvin)
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philly soul groups of the 1970s. Though ostensibly led by Melvin, Teddy Pendergrass was the most influential member of the group. They were signed to Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International label. Though they had several hits from 1972 to 1975, they dried up after the departure of Pendergrass. The group continued touring, however, until Melvin died in 1997.
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The group continued touring, however, until Melvin died in 1997. He has a tattoo of a sword on his left cheek as well as others in more conventional places. Though they had several hits from 1972 to 1975, they dried up after the departure of Pendergrass. He was named Best Male Singer two straight years in the Rolling Stone critics' poll. They were signed to Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International label. In 1994, he and Trisha Yearwood won a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for "I Fall to Pieces". Though ostensibly led by Melvin, Teddy Pendergrass was the most influential member of the group. He also won a Grammy with the Neville Brothers in 1989 for "Healing Chant" (also from "Yellow Moon") as Best Pop Instrumental (Aaron is a percussionist as well as singer).
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were one of the most popular Philly soul groups of the 1970s. The performance won a Grammy in 1989 for Best Pop Duo. The same year, Aaron appeared with Linda Ronstadt on her album Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind, from which their duet "Don't Know Much" was a successful single. The Neville Brothers had a hit in 1989 with Aaron singing "Yellow Moon" from the album of the same name. Neville is noted for his unusual vibrato singing style, which he says was inspired by Gene Autry's yodelling.
He is perhaps most famous for the song "Tell it Like it Is.". Of mixed African American and Native American heritage, his music also features Cajun influence. Aaron Neville has had a career as a solo artist and also as one of the Neville Brothers. Aaron Neville (born January 24, 1941) is an American soul and R & B singer.