Feb 12, 2020
A second week with Amy and Helen sees everyone feeling that the work is slighter and possibly understanding why this track didn't make the jump onto a studio recording. Our guests discuss with Martin and Sam ideas of cliche and originality, the process of developing as a songwriter as well as some of the relationship politics that Gladys Knight navigates in her 1973 hit.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes
Poncho's Lament, The Early Years vol 1, Tom Waits (1991)
Midnight Train To Georgia, Imagination, Gladys Knight & The Pips (1973)
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