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"'If I Were Your Woman' is the long awaited follow up to 'Grapevine'" says Gladys Knight

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 5 February 1971

THE NEW Year is only a month old yet already something of great note has occurred in the chart stakes in the States. Gladys Knight has attained the top spot on the R&B singles chart with 'If I Were Your Woman' and, frankly, nothing could have pleased me more because Gladys has consistently and persistently been recording Soul gems for a decade now – ever since she was in her mid-teens when she first enjoyed commercial success with the Pips and 'Every Beat Of My Heart'.

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