Candi Staton

Candi Staton


Latest Release

He Called Me Baby album art
  • He Called Me Baby
  • October 2020
  • 1 Song

Top Songs

Young Hearts Run Free
Victim [Rerecorded]
Stand By Your Man
Run to Me
Hallelujah Anyway


  • I'd Rather Be an Old Man's Sweetheart (Than a Young Man's Fool)

    Oct 2020 • 1 song

  • I'm Just a Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin')
  • In the Ghetto

    Oct 2020 • 1 song

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  • Biography

    Born March 13, 1940, in Hanceville, AL, Candi Stanton sang with the Jewell Gospel Trio as a teenager. They toured the traditional gospel circuit in the 1950s with the Soul Stirrers, C.L. Franklin, and Mahalia Jackson. They recorded several sides for Nashboro, Apollo, and Savoy Records between 1953 and 1963. In 1968 Staton launched solo career as a Southern soul stylist, garnering 16 R&B hits for Rick Hall's legendary Fame Studios and gaining the title of First Lady of Southern Soul for her Grammy-nominated R&B renditions of the country tunes "Stand by Your Man" and "In the Ghe...

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