In September 1967, “Soul Imprint” label released “Everybody Needs Love”, the debut Gladys Knight & the Pips album. It was recorded 1966 – 1967, at “Hitsville U.S.A.” in Detroit, and was produced by Norman Whitfield, Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol and Smokey Robinson.
- Gladys Knight – lead vocals
- Merald “Bubba” Knight, William Guest, Edward Patten – backing vocals
- The Funk Brothers: instrumentation
- Everybody Needs Love – Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr.
- I’ll Be Standing By – Valerie Simpson, Nickolas Ashford
- Since I’ve Lost You – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
- I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
- You Don’t Love Me No More – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong, Roger Penzabene
- Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone – Norman Whitfield, Sylvia Moy, Cornelius Grant
- Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me – Barrett Strong, Roger Penzabene, Cornelius Grant
- He’s My Kind of Fella – Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol
- Yes, I’m Ready – Barbara Mason
- My Bed of Thorns – William “Smokey” Robinson
- Do You Love Me Just a Little, Honey – Harvey Fuqua, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock, Gladys Knight
- Just Walk in My Shoes – Helen Lewis Mastor, Kay Lewis Miller