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Various Artists - The Best of Wattstax
The Best of Wattstax
Artist: Various Artists
Format: CD


Label: Concord / Craft Recordings / Sta
Rel. Date: 02/24/2023
UPC: 888072463332

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1. Kim Weston – Lift Every Voice and Sing (3:35)
2. The Staple Singers – I’ll Take You There (5:05)
3. Louise McCord – Better Get A Move On (3:50)
4. Debra Manning – Precious Lord Take My Hand (4:18)
5. Eric Mercury – I Shall Not Be Moved (4:01)
6. Lee Sain – Them Hot Pants (3:45)
7. William Bell – I Forgot to Be Your Lover (2:25)
8. Eddie Floyd – Knock On Wood (3:24)
9. The Temprees – Explain It to Her Mama (2:35)
10. Frederick Knight – I’ve Been Lonely for So Long (3:30)
11. The Golden 13 – Old Time Religion (3:30)
12. The Rance Allen Group – Lying On the Truth (3:14)
13. David Porter – Ain’t That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One) (3:21)
14. The Bar-Kays – I Can’t Turn You Loose (3:34)
15. Carla Thomas – B-A-B-Y (2:41)
16. Albert King – I’ll Play the Blues For You (5:34)
17. Rufus Thomas – The Breakdown (3:53)
18. Jesse Jackson – I am, somebody (0:57)
19. The Soul Children – Hearsay (6:46)
20. Isaac Hayes – Theme From Shaft (4:16)

More Info:

“The Best of Wattstax“ celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic WATTSTAX event by bringing together twenty of the best performance from the 1972 L.A. Memorial Coliseum event. Hand-picked by Stax Records the album features live performances from legendary artists including Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Kim Weston, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King, Eddie Floyd and more.


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