Various ‎– Wattstax: The Living Word

Label:
Stax ‎– STS-2-3010
Format:
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Press, Gatefold
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A1 The Staple Singers Oh La De Da
Written-By – Phillip Mitchell
4:56
A2 The Staple Singers I Like The Things About Me
Written-By – Martha Stubb*, Roebuck Staples*
6:10
A3 The Staple Singers Respect Yourself
Written-By – Luther Ingram, Mack Rice*
4:35
A4 The Staple Singers I'll Take You There
Written-By – Alvertis Isbell
5:25
A5 Eddie Floyd Knock On Wood
Written-By – Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper
3:34
A6 Eddie Floyd Lay Your Loving On Me
Written-By – Eddie Floyd
5:05
B1 Carla Thomas I Like What You're Doing To Me
Written-By – Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson
3:31
B2 Carla Thomas Gee Whiz
Written-By – Carla Thomas
3:43
B3 Carla Thomas I Have A God Who Loves
Written-By – Carla Thomas
5:09
B4 Rufus Thomas The Breakdown
Written-By – Eddie Floyd, Rufus Thomas, Mack Rice*
4:06
B5 Rufus Thomas Do The Funky Chicken
Written-By – Rufus Thomas
4:55
B6 Rufus Thomas Do The Funky Penguin
Written-By – Jo Bridges, Rufus Thomas, Mack Rice*, Tom Nixon
5:50
C1 The Bar-Kays* Son Of Shaft / Feel It
Written-By – Allen Jones*, Homer Banks, William Brown*
11:00
C2 The Bar-Kays* I Can't Turn You Loose
Written-By – Otis Redding
3:59
C3 Albert King Killing Floor
Written-By – Chester Burnett
4:00
C4 Albert King I'll Play The Blues For You
Written-By – Jerry Beach
5:34
C5 Albert King Angel Of Mercy
Written-By – Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson
5:52
D1 The Soul Children* I Don't Know What This World Is Coming To
Written-By – Gene Barge
6:49
D2 The Soul Children* Hearsay
Written-By – John Colbert, Norman West
7:28
D3 Isaac Hayes Ain't No Sunshine
Written-By – Bill Withers
17:36

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Notes

Monarch pressing variant of original release.

Has a different text layout on the labels than the other
similar versions have.

Issued in a gatefold sleeve.
Inner sleeves depict other releases in the Stax catalog.

Recorded live at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, August 20, 1972, except "Oh La De Da" & "Lay Your Loving On Me" re-recorded at Paramount Studios, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios & Ardent Studios.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): SS-0437
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): SS-0438
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C Label): SS-0439
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D Label): SS-0440
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, stamped logo, all sides): (MR)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, hand etched): STXS - 0364-7 SS-0437 - ex - Δ 17472 (3) L NIX
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, hand etched): STXS - 0365-2 SS-0438 STS-2-3010 Side 2 Δ 17472 - X (2)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, C-side, hand etched): STXS - 0362-2 SS-0432 Δ 17473 (2) L NIX J. PYNES
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, D-side, hand etched): STXS - 0363-7 SS-0440 - ex Δ 17473 - X (2) L NIX (3)
  • Matrix / Runout (Album 1, Side 1,(A) etched (Variant 2)): STXS-0364-2 SS-0437 STS-2-3010 (MR) Side 1 Q Δ17472 (2) J. PYNES
  • Matrix / Runout (Album 1, Side 2,(B) etched (Variant 2)): STXS-0365-2 SS=0438 STS-2-3010 (MR) Q Side 2Δ17472-X (2) J. PYNES
  • Matrix / Runout (Album 2, Side 1,(C) etched (Variant 2)): STXS-0362-1 SS-0439 (MR) L.NIX Δ17473 (1) J. PYNES
  • Matrix / Runout (Album 2, Side 2,(D) etched (Variant 2)): STXS-0363-1 SS-0440 STS-2-3010 (MR) Side 4 Q Δ17473-X (1) J. PYNES

Other Versions (5 of 26) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
STS-2-3010 Various Wattstax: The Living Word(2xLP, Album) Stax STS-2-3010 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
2362-031 Various Wattstax, The Living Word(2xLP) Stax 2362-031 UK 1972 Sell This Version
STS-2-3010 Various Wattstax: The Living Word(2xLP, Album) Stax STS-2-3010 US 1972 Sell This Version
0888072305205 Various Music From The Wattstax Festival & Film(3xCD, Comp, RM) Stax 0888072305205 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
2628 010 Various Wattstax, The Living Word(2xLP, Album) Stax 2628 010 Germany 1973 Sell This Version

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