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Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1971

"'If I Were Your Woman' is the long awaited follow up to 'Grapevine'" says Gladys Knight ...

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Gladys Knight & The Pips: Glad Loses Pip!

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, August 1967

IT WAS ENOUGH to give Gladys Knight the pip, the tough struggle this attractive Tamla singer had in getting a hit in Britain. For a ...

On Disc: Singles Reviewed By John E. Abbey

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1970

RECORD OF THE FORTNIGHT ...

Soul on Fire

Report by Philip Norman, Sunday Times Magazine, 1972

STEVIE WONDER crosses the hotel lobby, resting on the elbows of two other people. That he is blind, has been blind from birth, is nonetheless ...

Gladys Knight: Gladys and Her British Problem

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, June 1972

"UNDERRATED" is a fond word of Press agents and record companies to explain away lack of success for their artists. So when someone uses the ...

Gladys Knight and The Pips

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, July 1972

BELIEVE IT or not, this September marks the 20th anniversary of Gladys Knight and the Pips. Before you let your imagination run away with you, ...

Gladys Knight: Soul Perfection In Person

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, November 1972

IT'S A VERY rare treat to meet an artist whose work you admire and whose in-person appearances you find exciting and who on top of ...

Gladys Knight And The Pips

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, May 1973

A NEW page in the seemingly long and successful career of Gladys Knight & the Pips is about to begin with the group's debut release ...

Gladys Knight & The Pips: A Day With Miss Knight

Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, June 1973

IF GLADYS Knight took time off to reminisce there's no doubt she could come up with a few interesting tales about the record business. Simply ...

Gladys Knight: Imagination

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, February 1974

COME TO THINK about it, I always did rate Gladys Knight very highly. ‘Take Me In Your Arms and Love Me’ especially was one of ...

Gladys Knight: Anthology

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, March 1974

Seven years in the shadow of Diana Ross ...

Gladys Knight: Claudine (Original Soundtrack)

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, June 1974

IT MUST have seemed a good idea. Amalgamating the talents of Buddah stablemates Gladys Knight and Curtis Mayfield for the sound-track of Claudine. ...

Gladys Knight: I Feel a Song

Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, January 1975

TWO YEARS AGO, while working for another magazine, I rejected a rambling interview between black poet Nikki Giovanni and singer Gladys Knight. The interview wasn't ...

Gladys Knight: I Feel a Song

Review by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, January 1975

RELUCTANTLY, ONE MUST admit that Aretha Franklin has now lost her crown as America's top female singer to Miss Knight. Gladys and her Pips have ...

Gladys Knight: In The Beginning

Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, February 1975

GLADYS KNIGHT'S rather sudden acceptance as America's reigning songstress not only caught many by surprise, it also created for her an audience that in all ...

Gladys Knight & The Pips: Midnight Train To Harlem

Report by Penny Valentine, Sounds, April 1975

Blowing it at the Apollo means you haven't really made it at all. After a heart-stopping false start, GLADYS KNIGHT went on to prove that ...

Gladys Knight: The Best Of…, A Little Knight Music, Gladys Knight And The Pips

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, February 1976

DON'T BE MISLED – The Best Of... actually refers to the best of Gladys and the 'Pips' Buddah output, but such is the strength of ...

Gladys Knight & the Pips: Gladys Knight and the Pips (DJM)

Review by Simon Frith, Street Life, March 1976

SHE'S JUST GONNA have to get used to it. When you're the greatest pop singer in the world (and she is) and have been together ...

Gladys Knight & the Pips: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, May 1976

HORACE SILVER to Brain Case, NME, May 1st 1976. "I'd prefer just reports on concerts rather than a critique." Quite right too, Horace. O.K. then. ...

Gladys Knight and the Pips: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, May 1976

HAVING BEEN privileged to see two out-of-London sets of G. K. and the P's, I was rather more picky than most of the London audience. ...

Gladys Knight: Things happen when you're a disciple of Buddah...

Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, May 1976

... but it helps if you're GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS. Here's how things are going, as told to CLIFF WHITE. ...

Gladys Knight & The Pips: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, January 1977

THERE IS AN unwritten guarantee with every ticket for a Gladys Knight & The Pips concert. A guarantee of aural, visual and emotional satisfaction. I've ...

In A Changing World, There's Always Gladys Knight

Live Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, January 1977

Gladys Knight and The Pips: New Victoria, London ...

Gladys Knight And The Pips: The Family That Eats Together Hits Together

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, January 1977

Since their last visit eight months ago, nothing much has changed for Gladys Knight and the Pips. ...

The Pips: A Solo Album But No Split With Gladys

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, February 1978

After twenty-five years together, Gladys Knight and The Pips have become virtually a musical institution. Now, a new chapter is opening in the history of ...

Gladys Knight & the Pips: Memories of the Way We Were (Buddah); 20 Golden Greats (Motown)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Melody Maker, October 1979

GLADYS KNIGHT has been turned into the spinster of soul. Her generous face seems to invite desertion. Yet with almost maternal dignity, she translates this ...

Gladys Knight And The Pips: Visions

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1983

SEEMS LIKE everyone is going Solar. Light to the touch but good to the bone, it's the radio sound of now. The perfect pop-soul marriage, ...

Gladys Knight: All Our Love (MCA)

Review by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, February 1988

SINCE WINNING the Ted Mack Amateur Hour TV show at the age of eight and picking up $2000 for her rendition of Nat 'King' Cole's ...

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