I Feel a Song
|I Feel a Song|
|Studio album by Gladys Knight & the Pips|
|Producer||Tony Camillo, Kenny Kerner, Richie Wise, Burt Bacharach, Ralph Moss, Bill Withers, Gladys Knight, Bubba Knight, William Guest, Edward Patten|
|Gladys Knight & the Pips chronology|
|Robert Christgau||B+ |
|Rolling Stone||(not rated) |
The first single release, "I Feel a Song (In My Heart)", reached #1 R&B and #21 on the Billboard Hot 100. The B-side, "Don't Burn Down the Bridge", also charted as a tag-along on the pop chart. A second single, "Love Finds Its Own Way", also charted, peaking at #47 pop and #3 R&B. The final single, a live medley recording of "The Way We Were"/"Try to Remember" was also a successful hit, peaking at #11 pop and #6 R&B. The song also gave the group its highest chart peaks on the adult contemporary and UK Singles charts, #2 and #4, respectively. The album was also their fourth of five R&B albums chart-toppers.
|1.||"I Feel a Song (In My Heart)"||Tony Camillo, Mary Sawyer||2:48|
|2.||"Love Finds Its Own Way"||Jim Weatherly||3:56|
|3.||"Seconds"||Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach,||3:48|
|4.||"The Going Ups and the Coming Downs"||Weatherly||3:35|
|5.||"The Way We Were / Try to Remember" (Live Medley)||Marvin Hamlisch, Alan & Marilyn Bergman / Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones||4:30|
|6.||"Better You Go Your Way"||Bill Withers||4:15|
|7.||"Don't Burn Down the Bridge"||Ronnie Miller||4:47|
|8.||"The Need to Be"||Weatherly||4:07|
|9.||"Tenderness is His Way"||Withers||2:58|
|U.S. Billboard Top LPs||17|
|U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs||1|
|UK Albums Chart||20|
|1974||"I Feel a Song" (A-side)||21||1||—||—|
|"Don't Burn Down the Bridge" (B-side)||—||—||—|
|1975||"Love Finds Its Own Way"||47||3||40||—|
|"The Way We Were"/"Try to Remember" (live medley)||11||6||2||4|
- "The Way We Were"
- "Love Finds Its Own Way"
- "Susan's House" by Eels from the album Beautiful Freak
- "Yesterday" by Atmosphere from the album When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold
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- "UK Charts > Gladys Knight & the Pips". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2011-10-16.