“Midnight Train To Georgia” — Gladys Knight and the Pips

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I heard Gladys Knight described as “Motown’s greatest ever female vocalist” the other day. There have arguably been more famous Motown female singers, but have there been any better ones?

I like Gladys Knight’s voice very much, but I’m not sure I’m qualified to judge. However, Trevor Nelson, the BBC’s all-round expert in things R&B, said she was on a TV programme I…



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Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.