The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
667-Gladys Knight and the Pips-Midnight Train To Georgia.
1974-Number 10 single.
Best Bit-At 0.22. Back in 1952 when the band first got together Gladys knight was also just a ‘Pip’ along with brother Merald,sister Brenda and cousins William and Eleanor.The bands name was derived from a cousins nickname.
The song was originally written and performed by Jim Weatherley under the title ‘Midnight Plane To Houston’ and was written as a country song,but after several other peoples involvement it ended up as a Soul Classic and Gladys Knight’s signature song.
‘He kept dreamin’ that someday he’d be a star,a superstar but he didn’t get far.’
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