Candi Staton

Candi Staton

Real Name:
Canzetta Staton-Sussewell
Profile:
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

Albums

Candi Staton I'm Just A Prisoner (Album) Fame (3) US 1970 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Stand By Your Man (Album) Fame (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Candi Staton (Album) Fame (3) France 1972 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Candi (Album) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1974 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free (Album) Warner Bros. Records Italy 1976 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Music Speaks Louder Than Words (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Germany 1977 Sell This Version
Candi Staton House Of Love (Album) Warner Bros. Records Australia 1978 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Chance (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1979 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Candi Staton (Album) Warner Bros. Records UK 1980 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Nightlites (Album) Sugar Hill Records Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Make Me An Instrument (Album) Beracah Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Candi Staton The Anointing (Album) Beracah Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Sing A Song (Album) Beracah Records US 1986 Sell This Version
BRI 2010 Candi Staton Love Lifted Me(LP, Album) Beracah Records BRI 2010 US 1988 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Stand Up And Be A Witness (Album) Blue Moon US 1989 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Standing On The Promises (Album) Beracah Records US 1991 Sell This Version
1276 Candi Staton Cover Me(CD, Album) Beracah Records, CGI Records (2) 1276 US 1997 Sell This Version
CGD 1406 Candi Staton The Best Of Candi Staton(CD, Album, RE) CGI Records (2) CGD 1406 US 1998 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Outside In (Album) React UK 1999 Sell This Version
54471-2 Candi Staton Christmas In My Heart(CD, Album) Beracah Records 54471-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
Candi Staton His Hands (Album) Honest Jon's Records UK 2006 Sell This Version
Candi Staton Who's Hurting Now? (Album) Honest Jon's Records 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
Candi Staton I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart (Than A Young Man's Fool) / For You (Single) Fame (3) US 1969 Sell This Version