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Best Of Candi Staton

CD (Item 487821) Warner, 1970s — Condition: Used
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An interesting set of tracks that traces the roots of Candi Staton from a rough southern soul singer into a sophisticated diva whose transformation marked a similar path that was taken by many other artists from her generation. The 14 track compilation pulls together titles from Candi's albums on Warner during the years 1974 to 1980 – and it really runs through a number of different styles. Before her Warner recordings, Candi worked with Rick Hall at Muscle Shoals in a classic 60 southern mode. Rick handled her first few recordings for Warner in pretty much the style of earlier years, but Candi's real fame came with the track "Young Hearts Run Free", a perennial dancefloor and AM standard that was produced with a much slicker sound by Dave Crawford. The move proved to be a good one for Candi, and as you'll hear on this CD, she actually ended up doing some great work with more uptempo and modern soul tunes than on the stock southern tunes of earlier days. Titles include "Halfway To Heaven", "Here I Am Again", "He's Making Love To You", "When You Wake Up Tomorrow", "I Ain't Got Nowhere To Go", "Six Nights & A Day", and of course, "Young Hearts Run Free".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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