MOTOWN SNAPSHOT MEMORIES: GLADYS KNIGHT, ’67 – Motor City Radio Flashbacks

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MOTOWN SNAPSHOT MEMORIES: GLADYS KNIGHT, ’67

July 17th, 2017

EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE‘ became the debut album for Gladys Knight & The Pips. It was recorded in 1966 and also in 1967, prior its release in September. The group having been signed in 1966 to the Motown SOUL label, their LP made the Billboard Top 200 peaking at No. 60, late-1967. The album ranked much higher at No. 12 on the Billboard R&B LP chart. Two tracks off the LP made the singles chart. Everybody Need Love,” was also the group’s debut single. It reached No. 39 in early-1967. The second single from the LP, I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” peaked at No. 1 (R&B) and hit No. 2 (Pop) in December 1967. The album was produced by Norman Whitfield, Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol, and Smokey Robinson.




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