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Candi Staton (born Canzetta Maria Staton; March 13, 1940, Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" and her 1976 disco hit "Young Hearts Run Free". In Europe her biggest selling record is the anthemic You Got The Love from 1986 released in collaboration with The Source. Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame.


Discography

Albums

  • I'm Just a Prisoner (1970)
  • Stand By Your Man (1971)
  • Candi Staton (1972)
  • Candi (1974)
  • Young Hearts Run Free (1976) UK #34
  • Music Speaks Louder Than Words (1977)
  • House of Love (1978)
  • Chance (1979)
  • Candi Staton (1980)
  • Nightlites (1982)
  • Make Me An Instrument (1983)
  • The Anointing (1985)
  • Sing A Song (1986)
  • Love Lifted Me (1988)
  • Stand Up And Be A Witness (1990)
  • Standing On The Promises (1991)
  • I Give You Praise (1993)
  • It's Time (1995)
  • Cover Me (1997)
  • Outside In (1999)
  • Here's a Blessing (2000)
  • Christmas In My Heart (2000)
  • Glorify (2001)
  • Proverbs 31 Woman (2002)
  • His Hands (2006)
  • The Ultimate Gospel Collection (2006)
  • I Will Sing My Praise to You (2008)
  • Who's Hurting Now? (Release: spring 2009)

Singles

  • "I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than a Young Man's Fool) (1969) R&B #9 US #46
  • "I'm Just A Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin'" (1969) US #56
  • "Sweet Feeling" (1970) R&B #5 US #60
  • "Stand By Your Man" (1970) R&B #4 US #24
  • "He Called Me Baby" (1971) R&B #9 US #52
  • "In The Ghetto" (1972) US #48
  • "Do It In The Name Of Love" (1973) US #80
  • "As Long as He Takes Care of Home" (1974) R&B #6
  • "Young Hearts Run Free" (1976) US #20 UK #2 R&B #1 (1986 re-release #47, 1999 re-release #29)
  • "Destiny" (1976) UK #41
  • "Nights On Broadway" (1977) UK #6 R&B #16 US #102
  • "Honest I Do Love You" (1978) UK #48 R&B #77
  • "Victim" (1978) R&B #17
  • "When You Wake Up Tomorrow" (1979) R&B #13
  • "Suspicious Minds" (1982) UK #31
  • "You Got The Love" (1986) UK #95 R&B #88
  • "You Got The Love" (The Source featuring Candi Staton - 1991) UK #4 (1997 re-release UK #3 (Now Voyager Mix), 2005 import release UK #60, 2006 "You Got the Love (New Voyager Mix)" (featuring Candi Staton - re-release) #7 UK)
  • "Love On Love" (1999) UK #27
  • "Young Hearts Run Free" (re-recording) (1999) UK #29
  • "I Just Can't Get To Sleep At All" (2000) Energise Records, UK; limited release
  • "Love Sweet Sound" Groove Armada featuring Candi Staton (2007)
  • "Wilder Side" Rasmus Faber & Alf Tumble featuring Candi Staton (2010)
  • "Hallelujah Anyway" (2012)




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