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Candi Canzetta Maria Staton (Hanceville (Alabama), 13 March 1940) is an American r & b-, discosoulgospel singer.

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The beginning[Edit]Edit

As a teenager sang Staton with the Jewell Gospel Trio. In the 1950s she toured with other gospel legends such as CL Franklin, and Mahalia Jackson. In 1969, Staton discovered as a soloist by Clarence Carter (with which they would later get married) and she signed a contract with Capitol Records. Her first single, I'd Rather Be An Old man's Sweetheart (Then To Be A Young man's Fool), was bought by millions of people around the world. I'm Just A Prisoner, her debutlp, comes in 1970 and her secondsingle Sweet Feeling became a big hit in the us. In 1971, she released the single " Stand By Your Man , a cover of Tammy Wynette. They also brought out In The Ghetto , a cover of Elvis Presley. For Stand By Your Man Staton got her first Grammy Awardnomination In The Ghetto and she got her second nomination.

In 1975 she worked with the disco-producer Dave Crawford and had them hits like Young Hearts Run Free (it was later covered by Rod Stewart , among others, and Kym Mazelle). In 1977 for the concerts was Staton series of Ray Charles in the Aladdin Theatre in Las Vegas. In 1978 she was together with Lou Rawls (a childhood friend of Staton) in a television program at NBC called Midnight Special. A year later she was in the White House for president Jimmy Carter singing during the Black Music Association Dinner. In 1982 touched her career in a dip and she was not satisfied with the cooperation with Warner Bros.

Gospel[Edit]Edit

At the beginning of the 1980s together with her second husband John Staton Sissewell converted to Christianity and began to sing gospel. John Sissewell was the drummer of occupation and has among other things worked with Donny HathawayAshford & Simpson and he was heard on the lp The Boss by Diana Ross. She had with her husband eight gospel albums. In 1991 she received a toptienhitdance club in England with a remix of "You Got the Love. Newer versions of it were in 1997 and 2006 again hits. From 1995, she had a contract with Intersound Records and took them again a few of her old r & b songs on and sang pop songs also new in. Here's a Blessing came out In 2000, this cdStatons was eleventh. Then came there 2 CDs out: a compilation cd of songs from the Fame Records early days and the cd His Hands.Staton background choir and her son played the drums on this cd. On 21 October 2008, the cd I Will Sing My Praise To You from.

You Got the Love[Edit]Edit

A particular number in the oeuvre of Candi is You Got the Love. This due to the fact that the plate has become a hit several times by various remixes in the dance scene.You Got the Love was originally created in 1986 for a documentary about obesity, but of an actual broadcast it never came. The a-cappellaversie, however, came in the hands of the British dj John Rush that brought out the number again in a disco version. There he used his alter ego The Source for. In 1989 he made a mash-up through the vocals to mix about the song Your love byFrankie Knuckles. To do this, he used the name Honoring Abdullah (DJ ren). In 1991 he made there as John Truelove there is a new version of where he the mash-up naspeelde in a more polished version. This variant became a top 10 hit in Britain. Until that time, Candi Staton was unaware of the fact that this was going to lead a life of their own forgotten number. In 1991, she was told that they had a number one hit in England with a number that they themselves have long been forgotten. In 1997 the number under the attention by Now Voyager mix. Also this was the work of John Rush, this time entirely new music out there has written. In 2006 this version was again edited into the New Voyager mix, accompanied by a new video clip. Joss Stone and Florence And The Machine made covers of the song.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Candi Staton [1980] 2004 21-02-2004 75 5
His hands 2006 01-04-2006 58 5

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
In the ghetto 1972 16-09-1972 tip21 -
Young hearts run free 1976 10-07-1976 tip14 -
You got the love (Eddy Bootleg mix) 1991 30-03-1991 tip12 - with The Source /

No. 69 in the Single Top 100

You got the love (Now voyager mix) 1997 26-04-1997 25 5 with The Source/

No. 37 in the Single Top 100

You got the love (New voyager radio edit) 2006 04-03-2006 8 16 with The Source/

No. 16 in the Single Top 100

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Young hearts run free 1976 07-08-1976 19 3 No. 15 in the Radio 2 Top 30
You got the love (Now voyager mix) 2006 08-07-2006 49 1 with The Source
Hallelujah anyway 2012 24-11-2012 13 10 * No. 20 in the Radio 2 Top 30

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