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Gladys Knight & The Pips

Midnight Train To Georgia

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“Midnight Train to Georgia” is a 1973 number-one hit single by Gladys Knight & the Pips, their second release after departing Motown Records for Buddah Records. Written by Jim Weatherly, and included on the Pips’ 1973 LP Imagination, “Midnight Train to Georgia” won the 1974 Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus and has become Knight’s signature song. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ On that midnight train to Georgia ... To a simpler place and time ... And I'll be with him

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This song is listed #432 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Skippy wrote on January, 20th 2018 at 6:49pm:
Best song ever.

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