First tenor/lead tenor born Jeremiah Cummings in Augusta, Georgia, who was a member of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes from 1974 to 1977. His debut with the group was their 1974 release, To Be True. He left the group in 1977 and was supplanted by Dwight Johnson.
In 1978, he issued a solo single, “All I Do is Think of You”, backed with “It’s My Pleasure”. Albums on which he can be heard include The Essential Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Featuring Teddy Pendergrass, If You Don’t Know Me By Now: The Best of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, and Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia.
He has since become an ordained minister, and was featured in Bill Maher’s 2008 documentary film, Religulous. He turned down the offer to form Jerry Cummings’ Blue Noes but in May 2014 became the X Factor star Lillie McCloud’s Music Life Coach.
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes recordings
Don’t Leave Me This Way (Kenneth Gamble/Cary Gilbert/Leon Huff)
Here is his “All I Do Is Think Of You”…