1978 Gladys Knight – Miss Gladys Knight

Miss Gladys Knight is the debut solo album by Gladys Knight, released in 1978.

Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the “Empress of Soul”, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which included her brother Merald “Bubba” Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

Tracks

1I’m Coming Home Again (Bruce Roberts, Carole Bayer Sager)4:21
2Medley: Sail Away/Freedom For The Stallion (Allen Toussaint, Randy Newman)4:31
3I’m Still Caught Up With You (Tony Macaulay)3:57
4It’s A Better Than Good Time (Disco) (Tony Macaulay)5:53
5We Don’t Make Each Other Laugh Anymore (Tony Macaulay)4:28
6The Way It Was (Barry Gibb, Blue Weaver, Robin Gibb)3:22
7I’ll Take A Melody (Allen Toussaint)3:40
8With You In Mind (Allen Toussaint)3:51
9Love Gives You The Power (Ben Weisman, Evie Sands, Richard Germinaro)3:54

Media

Musicians

BassDavid Hungate
BassBob Glaub
BassReinie Press
BassBob Babbitt
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarDavid T. Walker
GuitarDan Ferguson
PianoDavid Foster
PianoJoe Sample
SaxJim Horn
SaxPlas Johnson
SaxDavid Luell
SaxMike Altschul
SaxRay Pizzi
TromboneBill Watrous
TromboneRandy Aldcroft
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetGene Goe
PercussionVictor Feldman
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap Singers

Other Musicians

Strings, Horns – David Blumburg (Tracks 1, 7, 9)
Strings, Horns – Anthony King (Tracks 3, 4, 5)

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Klein (Tracks 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Producer – Tony Macaulay (Tracks 3, 4, 5)
Executive Producer – Charles Koppelman
Arranged By – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 1, 6, 8)
Conductor – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 1, 6, 8)
Contractor, Coordinator (Musical) – Frank DeCaro
Engineer – Armin Steiner
Engineer (Assistant) – Linda Tyler
Mastered By – Mike Reese

Art Direction – Howard Fritzson
Illustration – Bob Ziering
Photography By – Ed Caraeff, Ed Caraeff

Engineered At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
Manufactured By – Arista Records
Distributed By – Arista Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Buddah Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Buddah Records, Inc.