Candi Staton

Candi Staton

Real Name:
Canzetta Staton-Sussewell
Soul - disco - gospel singer - record label owner

Born on 13th March 1942, Hanceville, Alabama, U.S.A.
She was married to Clarence Carter (1970 - 1973) and John Sussewell (1980 - 1998, along whom she co-founded the gospel label (Beracah Records)). Mother of Cassandra Hightower and the drummer Marcus Williams (2). Her biggest hits are "You Got The Love" (With The Source (7)), the anthemic all time classic "Young Hearts Run Free" and the southern soul renditions of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" as well as "In The Ghetto, the classic that Elvis Presley made famous. Outstanding are her renditions of Bee Gees' "Nights On Broadway" and Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds". She released eleven soul and disco albums from 1970 to 1982, thirteen gospel albums from 1983 to 2002, her most modern, club-friendly "Outside In" (1999) and in the mid-00's she made her soul comeback via Damon Albarn's Honest Jon's Records with two deep rootsy soul albums.
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Candi Staton Discography


ST-4201 Candi Staton I'm Just A Prisoner (Album) Fame (3) ST-4201 US 1970 Sell This Version
ST-4202 Candi Staton Stand By Your Man (Album) Fame (3) ST-4202 US 1971 Sell This Version
UAS 29402 Candi Staton Candi Staton (Album) Fame (3) UAS 29402 France 1972 Sell This Version
BS 2830 Candi Staton Candi (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2830 Canada 1974 Sell This Version
W 56259 Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free (Album) Warner Bros. Records W 56259 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
WB 56 360, BS 3040 Candi Staton Music Speaks Louder Than Words (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records WB 56 360, BS 3040 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
BSK 3207 Candi Staton House Of Love (Album) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3207 Australia 1978 Sell This Version
BSK 3333 Candi Staton Chance (Album) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3333 US 1979 Sell This Version
K 56803 Candi Staton Candi Staton (Album) Warner Bros. Records K 56803 UK 1980 Sell This Version
SOS LP 060 Candi Staton Nightlites (Album) Sugar Hill Records SOS LP 060 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
BRI-C 1001 Candi Staton Make Me An Instrument (Album) Beracah Records BRI-C 1001 US 1983 Sell This Version
BRI-1010 Candi Staton The Anointing (Album) Beracah Records BRI-1010 US 1985 Sell This Version
BRI-2001 Candi Staton Sing A Song (Album) Beracah Records BRI-2001 US 1986 Sell This Version
BRI 2010 Candi Staton Love Lifted Me(LP, Album) Beracah Records BRI 2010 US 1988 Sell This Version
BRI-2020 Candi Staton Stand Up And Be A Witness (Album) Blue Moon BRI-2020 US 1989 Sell This Version
BRI-CD2040 Candi Staton Standing On The Promises (Album) Beracah Records BRI-CD2040 US 1991 Sell This Version
1276 Candi Staton Cover Me(CD, Album) Beracah Records, CGI Records (2) 1276 US 1997 Sell This Version
REACTLP 149 PROMO Candi Staton Outside In (Album) React REACTLP 149 PROMO UK 1999 Sell This Version
54471-2 Candi Staton Christmas In My Heart(CD, Album) Beracah Records 54471-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
HJRCD23 Candi Staton His Hands (Album) Honest Jon's Records HJRCD23 UK 2006 Sell This Version
HJRCDDJ37, 50999-693763-2-0 Candi Staton Who's Hurting Now? (Album) Honest Jon's Records HJRCDDJ37, 50999-693763-2-0 UK 2008 Sell This Version
BRI-31340 Candi Staton Life Happens(CD, Album) Beracah Records BRI-31340 US 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

U-7-11 Candi Staton Now You've Got The Upper Hand(7") Unity Record Company U-7-11 US 1967 Sell This Version
P-1456 Candi Staton I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than A Young Man's Fool) / For You (Single) Fame (3) P-1456 US 1969 Sell This Version
1459 Candi Staton Never In Public (Single) Fame (3) 1459 US 1969 Sell This Version