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A Knight in Las Vegas Or: Africa Calls, Gladys Answers

David Hancock, National RockStar, 4 December 1976

If politics and music don't mix, how come in the U.S. you have to be a top r 'n' b seller to get AM radio play? Gladys Knight and her Pips are moving over from the middle of the road in a real attempt to re-connect with Black America. DAVID HANCOCK aimed the cassette player at them and pressed the record button. Then he came back to the RockStar offices and typed it all neatly on to orange paper.

Total word count of piece: 1196


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