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Gladys Knight & the Pips discography

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1962 Letter Full of Tears Fury
1965 Gladys Knight and the Pips Maxx
1967 Everybody Needs Love 60 12 Soul
1968 Feelin' Bluesy 158 12
Silk N' Soul 136 11
1969 Nitty Gritty 81 11
1971 If I Were Your Woman 35 4
1971 Standing Ovation 60 11
1973 Neither One of Us 9 1
Imagination 9 1 27 22 Buddah
1974 I Feel a Song 17 1 24 16 20
1975 2nd Anniversary 24 4 91
Bless This House (christmas album)
1977 Still Together 51 18 42
1978 The One and Only 145 30
1980 About Love 48 5 Columbia
That Special Time of Year (christmas album)
1981 Touch 109 22
1983 Visions 34 3
1985 Life 126 31
1987 All Our Love 39 1 80 MCA
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US US
R&B
1970 All in a Knight's Work Soul
1996 The Lost Live Album Buddha
1998 Live at the Roxy Legacy
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

Soundtrack albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
1974 Claudine 35 1 27 Buddah
1976 Pipe Dreams 94 16 23
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1970 Greatest Hits 55 5 Soul
1973 All I Need Is Time 70 14
1974 Anthology 77 10 Motown
Knight Time 139 29 Soul
1975 A Little Knight Music 164 32
1976 The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips 36 8 35 6 Buddha
1977 30 Greatest Hits 3
  • UK: Platinum [6]
K-tel
1980 The Touch of Love 16
1984 The Collection 43 Castle
1988 The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips: Columbia Years Columbia
1989 The Singles Album 12 PolyGram
1990 Greatest Hits Curb
Soul Survivors: The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips 1973-1988 Rhino
1995 The Best Of (Anthology Series) Motown
1997 The Ultimate Collection
1999 Essential Collection Hip-O
2000 Classic: The Universal Master Collection Motown
2003 Platinum & Gold Collection Buddha
2005 Love Songs Sony BMG
2006 The Greatest Hits 52
Gold 53 Hip-O
Beautiful Ballads Legacy
2007 Love Finds Its Own Way: The Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips
2008 The Definitive Collection Motown
2009 Playlist: The Very Best of Gladys Knight & the Pips Legacy
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

SinglesEdit

The early years (1958–1965)Edit

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
1958 "Whistle My Love" [A]
b/w "Ching Chong"
Non-album tracks
1961 "Every Beat of My Heart" [A]
b/w "Room in Your Heart"
6 1 75 20
"Every Beat of My Heart"
b/w "Room in Your Heart"
Re-recorded versions
45 15 Letter Full Of Tears
"Guess Who"
b/w "Stop Running Around"
"Letter Full of Tears"
b/w "You Broke Your Promise"
19 3
1962 "Operator"
b/w "I'll Trust in You"
97
"Linda"[B]
b/w "Darling" (from Letter Full of Tears)
Non-album tracks
1963 "Happiness (Is the Light of Love)"
b/w "I Had a Dream Last Night"
"Come See About Me"[C]
b/w "I Want That Kind of Love"
"Queen of Tears"[D]
b/w "A Love Like Mine"
1964 "Giving Up"
b/w "Maybe Baby"
38 6[E] Gladys Knight
"What Shall I Do"
b/w "Love Call"
Non-album tracks
"Lovers Always Forgive"
b/w "Another Love"
89 Gladys Knight
"Either Way I Lose"
b/w "Go Away, Stay Away"
119
1965 "Stop and Get a Hold of Myself" / 123
"Who Knows" 129
"If I Should Ever Fall in Love"
b/w "Tell Her You're Mine"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Notes
  • A Single credited to The Pips but nonetheless featuring Gladys Knight; the group's name change to Gladys Knight & the Pips hadn't taken place yet
  • B Recording by The Pips alone without Gladys Knight
  • C Single credited to Gladys Knight alone; may be a solo recording
  • D Single credited to Gladys Knight with "vocal background by the Pips"
  • E From November 30, 1963 to January 23, 1965, Billboard Magazine did not publish a Hot R&B songs chart; the peak positions for R&B singles listed during this period are from Cash Box Magazine.

The Soul (Motown) era (1966–1972)Edit

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Peak chart positions Album
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
US
A/C

[7]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1966 "Just Walk in My Shoes"
b/w "Stepping Closer to Your Heart" (from Anthology)
129 35 Everybody Needs Love
1967 "Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me"
b/w "Do You Love Me Just a Little, Honey"
98 13
"Everybody Needs Love"
b/w "Stepping Closer to Your Heart" (from Anthology)
39 3
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
b/w "It's Time to Go Now" (from Feelin' Bluesy)
2 1 5 47
1968 "The End of Our Road"
b/w "Don't Let Her Take Your Love from Me"
15 5 12 Feelin' Bluesy
"It Should Have Been Me"
b/w "You Don't Love Me No More" (from Everybody Needs Love)
40 9 33
"I Wish It Would Rain"
b/w "It's Summer" (from Nitty Gritty)
41 15 60 Silk N' Soul
1969 "Didn't You Know (You'd Have to Cry Sometime)"
b/w "Keep an Eye"
63 11 67 Nitty Gritty
"The Nitty Gritty"
b/w "Got Myself a Good Man"
19 2 27
"Friendship Train"
b/w "Cloud Nine" (from Nitty Gritty)
17 2 29 Greatest Hits
1970 "You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You)"
b/w "You're My Everything" (from Silk N' Soul)
25 3 35
"If I Were Your Woman"
b/w "The Tracks of My Tears" (from Silk N' Soul)
9 1 99 23 If I Were Your Woman
1971 "I Don't Want to Do Wrong"
b/w "Is There a Place (In His Heart for Me)"
17 2 30
"Make Me the Woman That You Go Home To"
b/w "It's All Over but the Shoutin'" (from Knight Time)
27 3 67 Standing Ovation
1972 "Help Me Make It Through the Night"
b/w "If You Gonna Leave (Just Leave)"
33 13 25 64 11
"Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)"
b/w "Can't Give It Up No More"
2 1 15 16 31 Neither One of Us
The following singles were released after the group left Motown
1973 "The Look of Love"
b/w "You're My Everything"
21 Help Me Make It Through the Night
"Daddy Could Swear, I Declare"
b/w "For Once in My Life"
19 2 45 Neither One of Us
"All I Need Is Time"
b/w "The Only Time You Love Me Is
When You're Losing Me"
61 28 All I Need Is Time
1974 "Between Her Goodbye and My Hello"
b/w "This Child Needs Its Father" (from Neither One Of Us)
57 45 81 Knight Time
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The Buddah era (1973–1978)Edit

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Peak chart positions Album
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
US
A/C

[7]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1973 "Where Peaceful Waters Flow"
b/w "Perfect Love"
28 6 18 Imagination
"Midnight Train to Georgia"
b/w "Window Raising Granny"
1 1 19 52 5 10
"I've Got to Use My Imagination"
b/w "I Can See Clearly Now"
4 1 25
1974 "Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me"
b/w "Once in a Lifetime Thing"
3 1 10 46 6 7
"On and On"
b/w "The Makings of You"
5 2 13 "Claudine" soundtrack
"I Feel a Song (In My Heart)" / 21 1 39 13 I Feel a Song
"Don't Burn Down the Bridge"
1975 "Love Finds Its Own Way"
b/w "Better You Go Your Way"
47 3 40 60
"The Way We Were" / "Try to Remember"
b/w "The Need to Be"
11 6 2 43 29 4
"Money"
b/w "Street Brothers"
50 4 57 2nd Anniversary
"Part Time Love"
b/w "Where Do I Put His Memory"
22 4 17 34 30
"Silent Night"
b/w "Do You Hear What I Hear"
Bless This House
1976 "Make Yours a Happy Home"
b/w "The Going Ups and the Coming Downs"
13 35 The Best of Gladys Knight & The Pips
"So Sad the Song"
b/w Instrumental theme of A-side
47 12 3 13 20 "Pipe Dreams" soundtrack
1977 "Nobody But You"
b/w "Pipe Dreams"
34
"Baby, Don't Change Your Mind"
b/w "I Love to Feel That Feeling"
52 10 58 4 Still Together
"Home Is Where the Heart Is"
b/w "You Put a New Life in My Body"
35
"Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right"
b/w "You Put a New Life in My Body" (from Still Together)
24 The One and Only
1978 "The One and Only"
b/w "Pipe Dreams" (from "Pipe Dreams" soundtrack)
40 32
"Come Back and Finish What You Started"
b/w "It's Up to You (Do What You Do)" (from Spotlight On Gladys Knight & The Pips)
15
"It's a Better Than Good Time"
b/w "Everybody's Got to Find a Way" (from Spotlight On Gladys Knight & The Pips)
16 59
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

The later years (1980–1988)Edit

Year Single Peak chart positions
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
US
A/C

[7]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1980 "Landlord" 46 3
"Taste of Bitter Love" 38 35
"Bourgie', Bourgie'" 45 32
1981 "Forever Yesterday (For the Children)" 52
"If That'll Make You Happy" 37
"I Will Fight" 21
1982 "A Friend of Mine" 50
"That Special Time of Year"
1983 "Save the Overtime (For Me)" 66 1
"You're Number One (In My Book)" 5
"Hero" 104 64 23
1984 "When You're Far Away" 42
1985 "My Time" 102 16
"Keep Givin' Me Love" 31
"Till I See You Again" 85
1986 "Send It to Me" 14
1987 "Love Overboard" 13 1 45 59 42
1988 "Lovin' on Next to Nothin'" 3 81
"It's Gonna Take All Our Love" 29
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other appearancesEdit

Year Song Album
1994 "Midnight Train to Georgia" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume IV[9]

The PipsEdit

  • Listed below are recordings made without Gladys Knight.

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US US
R&B
1977 At Last… The Pips Casablanca
1978 Callin'
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions
US US
R&B
1962 "Linda"
1963 "Happiness (Is the Light of Love)"
1977 "If I Could Bring Back Yesterday"
1978 "Baby I'm Your Fool"
"—" denotes the release failed to chart

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "US Albums Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  2. ^ a b c d e David Kent (1993). Australian Charts Book 1970—1992. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "CAN Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". RPM. Retrieved 2012-01-23.
  4. ^ a b c d e "UK Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-12-10. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "US Certifications > Gladys Knight & the Pips". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-01-23.
  6. ^ a b c d e "UK Certified Awards Search > Gladys Knight & the Pips". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original on 2009-09-24. Retrieved 2012-01-23.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "US Pop Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  8. ^ a b c d "US R&B Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  9. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments, Volume IV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-23.