Gladys Knight And The Pips – Nitty Gritty - 1969 Northern Soul Funk - Orig Laminated UK Issue LP + Tamla Inner Sleeve
Gladys Knight And The Pips – Nitty Gritty
Tamla Motown – TML 11135, Tamla Motown – 1E 062 ◦ 90651 (M)
First UK issue Mono edition
Flip Back Cover
Vinyl, LP, Mono
Funk / Soul
A1 Cloud Nine 3:05
A2 Runnin' Out 2:15
A3 Didn't You Know (You'd Have To Cry Sometime) 3:20
A4 (I Know) I'm Losing You 2:33
A5 The Nitty Gritty 2:57
A6 Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone 3:20
B1 All I Could Do Was Cry 2:57
B2 Keep An Eye 2:48
B3 Got Myself A Good Man 2:58
B4 It's Summer 2:18
B5 The Stranger 3:07
B6 I Want Him To Say It Again 2:58
Record Company – E.M.I. Records
Record Company – E.M.I. Records Limited
Record Company – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
Made By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
Published By – Jobete-Carlin Music Ltd.
Published By – Sparta Music
Published By – Gallico Music
Published By – Ro-Gor Music
Backing Vocals – Merald Knight, Jr.*, Edward Patten, William Guest
Design [Cover] – Ken Kim
Lithography – TPS
Photography By [Cover] – J. Dempknock
Producer – Norman Whitfield
Vocals – Gladys Knight
Though Gladys Knight questioned the wisdom of singing on with Motown in the mid-'60s, their tenure transformed them into consistant hitmakers. One of the reasons was their association with writer/producer Norman Whitfield, whose grittier, funkier style proved to be a key to Motown's counterattack to the rawer soul sounds that emerged in the latter part of the decade. A tough, funky reworking of Shirley Ellis's "The Nitty Gritty" " gave them a Top 20 pop hit in 1969,
|Artist||Gladys Knight, Motown|
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