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Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me

The life, music and towering achievements of soul singer Teddy Pendergrass, from his origins in Philadelphia to his later life and continued success after overcoming a tragic car crash.

Documentary charting the life, music and towering achievements of soul singer Teddy Pendergrass, from his origins and early life in Philadelphia, through his early successes with Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes and his solo superstardom and sex symbol status to his later life and continued success after overcoming the car crash that rendered him quadriplegic.

1 hour, 44 minutes

Last on

Sat 10 Oct 2020 21:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Close The Door

  • 00:04

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    If You Don't Know Me By Now (Album Version) (feat. Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes)

  • 00:15

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    I Miss You

  • 00:16

    The Three Degrees

    Tsop (The Sound of Philadelphia)

  • 00:17

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    Don't Leave Me This Way, Pts. 1 & 2 (feat. Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass)

  • 00:19

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    The Love I Lost

  • 00:22

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    Wake Up Everybody

  • 00:24

    Teddy Pendergrass

    I Don't Love You Anymore

  • 00:29

    MFSB

    Let's Clean Up The Ghetto (feat. The Philadelphia International All-Stars, Archie Bell & The Drells, Billy Paul, Dee Dee Sharp Gamble, Lou Rawls, Teddy Pendergrass, The O'Jays, Mfsb, The Philadelphia International All-Stars)

  • 00:36

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose

  • 00:41

    They Might Be Giants

    Man, It's So Loud In Here

  • 00:45

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Turn Off The lights

  • 00:54

    Teddy Pendergrass

    The More I Get The More I Want

  • 00:57

    Teddy Pendergrass

    The Whole Town's Laughing At Me

  • 00:58

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Set Me Free

  • 01:19

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    Where Are All My Friends (feat. Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass)

  • 01:21

    The Three Degrees

    When Will I See You Again

  • 01:32

    Teddy Pendergrass

    In My Time

  • 01:34

    Teddy Pendergrass

    Cold, Cold World

  • 01:41

    Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

    Wake Up Everybody

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Leon Huff
Participant Kenny Gamble
Director Olivia Lichtenstein

Broadcast