October 27, 1973

October27Today in 1973, Gladys Knight and the Pips started a two-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’.

The song was the group’s 18th Top 40 hit, and first No.1.

They would go on to win the 1974 Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus.

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