Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Gladys Knight & the Pips: Neither One of Us [Soul, 1972]
If Knight is the golden mean of female soul, here she could use some burnishing. From the hits through the covers to the fillers she turns in a more than creditable job, but only on a slow version of "For Once in My Life" do you feel she couldn't go a little deeper. You'd think she was planning to leave her label. B