November 1973 #1

 

📀Grammy Hall Of Fame Song

📀Grammy Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Group

 

Rolling Stone Magazine’s Greatest Songs #439

 

Songwriter Jim Weatherly

 

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

 

Band Name Origins

Their cousin James Woods became their manager…His nickname was ‘Pip’

 

Gladys Knight/Merald Knight/William Guest/Edward Patten

 

😇Edward died (stroke) 2005 (65) 😇William died (heart failure) 2015 (74)

 

Atlanta Georgia

 

Did You Know?

Gladys won first prise on TV’s Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour…At age four!