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Candi Staton: Evidence - The Complete Fame Records Masters

Read "Evidence - The Complete Fame Records Masters" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

American roots musician Jason Isbell, on his live recording Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Live in Alabama (Lightning Rod Records), performed a potent cover of Candi Staton's “Heart on a String," recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals in 1970. In that performance rests an entire history of American music of the period. Muscle Shoals and FAME Studios were, in their heyday, making music--and a lot of it--of a quality not heard since. The key operative ...

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Candi Staton: Candi Staton

Read "Candi Staton" reviewed by Chris May

These are some of the finest soul recordings ever made, by an artist who stands head high with the great Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding. If you love jazz, chances are you'll love this too.

Recorded from '69 to '73 for FAME Records in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, these are tough, funky, dirty, raw, proud, deep-groove, southern soul classics... twenty-six 2:40 masterpieces of the genre. The songs are mostly about love--found and lost--sung by a singer who lived every ...

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Stax Music Academy Winter Concert Salutes Divas of Soul, Jazz, Pop, & R&B with Special Guest Candi Staton

Stax Music Academy Winter Concert Salutes Divas of Soul, Jazz, Pop, & R&B with Special Guest Candi Staton

Source: Stax Museum of American Soul Music

MEMPHIS - When the Stax Music Academy students take to the stage on December 5, 2009, at Germantown Performing Arts Center in Memphis to salute some of the most popular female singers in American history, they will be joined by one of the most internationally renowned soul and gospel singers in the industry, Candi Staton.

The concert - “HEY SISTA, SOUL SISTA: A Salute to the Divas of Soul, Jazz, Pop, & R&B" - features all ensembles of the Stax ...


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