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Candi Staton (13th March Birthday)

PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:22 pm
by john poole
Canzetta Maria Staton - born 13th March, 1940 (Hanceville, Alabama) - Cliff's planning to duet with her on his next album.

Promotional film for Candi's last Honest Jon's album 'Who's Hurting Now?' (2009)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xejHHXun3Ls

Re: Candi Staton (13th March Birthday)

PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:00 am
by judith
I liked when she said, "life music".

Re: Candi Staton (13th March Birthday)

PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:12 am
by uiwangmike
Hearing Candi Staton now reminds me of that muddy Womad, was it 3 years ago?
Another good country cover. Cry Baby Cry (30 seconds of it) by the Cox Family:
http://www.last.fm/music/The+Cox+Family/_/Cry+Baby+Cry
And on this album:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWeMkHuzOaU

Re: Candi Staton (13th March Birthday)

PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:31 am
by john poole
Six years later it's time for Candi Staton's birthday to be celebrated again on SotW

Singing live for a radio station in 2014, accompanied only by Felicia Collins' guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJDzP2oZmRg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSmS4F2-XyE
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felicia_Collins

DVD extract concerning the Jewell Gospel Trio which Candi sang with as a young girl in the 1950s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw3FznF0nEY
http://opalnations.com/files/Jewell_Gos ... b.1998.pdf

Her autobiography recounting her four abusive marriages was published last year
http://www.candi-staton.com/

Re: Candi Staton (13th March Birthday)

PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:30 pm
by Chris P
john poole wrote:Singing live for a radio station in 2014, accompanied only by Felicia Collins' guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJDzP2oZmRg


beautiful, thanks John. Will listen to some of the others later.
Having some problems with internet connectivity at present, so I may not be posting as much until they're resolved