OPERATOR * GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS * FURY 1064 * USA
A class recording, what else, from Gladys Knight and The Pips, although the song is a mini drama. Because the object of her desire is possibly talking on the telephone to another girl, Gladys Knight is unable to talk to him at that very moment - this urgency is more important to the young and those who have recently fallen in love than others in a more mature relationship. She does not over do the drama with false histrionics, but keeps the desperation in her voice restrained and implied, which possibly heightens it in our imagination on her behalf, subtly drawing us into the drama and making it our own.
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