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Hugh Masekela - If You Don't Know Me By Now album

Hugh Masekela - If You Don't Know Me By Now album
  • Performer Hugh Masekela
  • Title If You Don't Know Me By Now
  • Date of release 1989
  • Country UK & Europe
  • Style Afrobeat
  • Other formats DTS DXD TTA AIFF MIDI WAV DTS
  • Genre Jazz / Soul
  • Size MP3 1291 mb
  • Size FLAC 1347 mb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 888

Simply Red's version of "If You Don't Know Me by Now" was a major commercial success on the charts in 1989, giving the band their second US number one (also topping the Adult Contemporary chart), and peaking at number 38 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela included the song on his 1989 album Uptownship British actor/comedian Ricky Gervais covered the song as his character David Brent in the UK TV series The Office Christmas specials in December 2003.

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born 4 April 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela. Masekela quickly mastered the instrument. Soon, some of his schoolmates also became interested in playing instruments, leading to the formation of the Huddleston Jazz Band, South Africa's first youth orchestra. By 1956, after leading other ensembles, Masekela joined Alfred Herbert's African Jazz Revue. Jabulani released: 2012.

Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now -orginally performed by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. Ebm. If you don't know me by now. Eb /. Bb. You will never never never know me. Chords: Bb . X13331.

Watch now Hugh Masekela's video clip of album "If You Don't Know Me By Now".

Simply Red. Produced by Stewart Levine. If You Don’t Know Me by Now Lyrics. If you don't know me by now You will never never never know me. All the things, that we've been through You should understand me like I understand you Now girl I know the difference between right and wrong I ain't gonna do nothing to break up our happy home Don't get so excited when I come home a little late at night 'Cause we only act like children when we argue fuss and. fight

Tracklist: 1. Uptownship, 2. If You Don’t Know Me By Now, 3. Now Or Never, 4. Hold On, 5. Ooo, Baby, Baby, 6. Egoli, 7. No Woman, No Cry, 8. Emavungweni, 9. Naledi, 10. Elijah, 11. Nomalizo. More albums from Hugh Masekela: Favourites by Hugh Masekela. Jabulani by Hugh Masekela. Grrr by Hugh Masekela. Live At The Market Theatre by Hugh Masekela. Is Alive And Well At The Whisky by Hugh Masekela. You Told Your Mama Not To Worry by Hugh Masekela.

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Album: Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes (1971). Charted: 9 3. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. They explained to Terry Gross in an interview on NPR that the song expressed a common sentiment - your lady doesn't seem to understand you, and you feel like "if you don't know me by now, you never will. Gamble and Huff sang backup on this track. They sang on many of the tracks they produced for artists like The Stylistics and Archie Bell & The Drells.

Tracklist

A If You Don't Know Me By Now 4:02
B Hold On 5:33

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PB 43525 Hugh Masekela If You Don't Know Me By Now ‎(7") Novus PB 43525 UK & Europe 1990
3081-2 NDJ Hugh Masekela If You Don't Know Me By Now ‎(CD, Single, Promo) Novus 3081-2 NDJ US 1989
3081-1-NDAA Hugh Masekela If You Don't Know Me By Now ‎(12", Single, Promo) Novus 3081-1-NDAA US 1989