Song of the day: Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes- Wake Up Everybody
In 1975, John Whitehead, Gene McFadden (together the duo Whitehead & McFadden, who had a big hit in 1979 with Ain’t No Stopping Us Now) and Victor Carstarphen wrote Wake Up Everybody. The first to record it were Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, with Teddy Pendergrass on lead vocals. It was number 1 in the US soul charts, number 12 in the normal US chart and number 23 in the UK. Since then, it has been covered by many artists. Enjoy the original
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes- Wake Up Everybody
Posted on May 31, 2015, in 1970-1979, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1975, FlinterFiles Song Archive, harold melvin, harold melvin & the blue notes, hit, Music, number 1, seventies, teddy pendergrass, the blue notes, wake up everybody, whitehead & mcfadden. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.