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OUR NEW DOCUMENTARY PODCAST

In the summer of 1973, Gladys Knight and the Pips unveiled their masterpiece, Midnight Train to Georgia. It became an international smash hit and earned them a lofty place in the history of American pop music. Billboard Magazine recently ranked it at No. 74 on its Top 500 greatest hits of all-time.

Episode 1 of our new documentary podcast (Midnight Train from Jersey) takes you behind the scenes where the music makers themselves tell you the remarkable back story of how this iconic record was created. Including the struggles and setbacks that nearly kept this record from ever being made — until the planets finally aligned.

Stay tuned for future episodes in which we broaden the scope of this extraordinary chapter in the magnificent yet tragic history of Black music in America.

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In case you missed it, Gladys Knight just

Song Unto Itself – The Trailer

Media Coverage

Media Coverage WBGO Public Radio Podcast Promo clip

Slideshow of the making of Midnight Train to

Dispatches

Jeff Mironov, left, with legendary bass player Bob Babbitt at Venture Sound Studio in Hillsborough, NJ. in the early 70s.

To Each and Every One of Those Who Joined Anthony Camillo and Gladys and Her Shining Knights on That Wondrous and Epic Celebration of SoulFullness and Those Who Helped Articulate The Beautiful Telling of That Fateful Story…

Deep Thanks and Appreciation Unto and Upon You… Job Well Done.

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered.

Jeffree

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