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NEW RELEASE: Candi Staton – EVIDENCE The Complete Fame Records

WARNINGOnce you sample the clips you’ll want to buy the album. Young Hearts must be a blessing and a curse for Candi it’s the only song many tend to recall. But listen to her back catalogue and you’ll experience a soul unbridled.

CANDI STATON ‘EVIDENCE’ – The Complete Fame Records Masters

Candi Staton is the finest female singer ever to grace a Southern Soul recording, her achingly vulnerable vocals perfect for the lyrics of the best country/soul songs. Luckily for us, during her tenure at Rick Hall’s Fame label she got the best songs, mostly from the pen of George Jackson, perhaps the top Southern Soul songwriter of his generation. George spent every waking minute of his day writing songs and probably came up with a few while he dreamt too. As Candi herself said, “That was his thing.”

“I’d rather be an old man’s sweetheart’

‘Too hurt to cry’

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