Candi Staton

Candi Staton Candi Staton

Candi Staton is best known for her 1976 disco hit "Young Hearts Run Free".

Profile:

Full name: Canzetta Maria Staton
Birthday:
13 March 1940
Place of birth: United States
Career highlights:
In 1968, Staton launched her solo career as a Southern soul stylist, garnering 16 R&B hits for Rick Hall's Fame Studios and gaining the title of "First Lady of Southern Soul| for her Grammy-nominated R&B renditions of the songs 'Stand by Your Man' and 'In the Ghetto'
Charting single: 'Young Hearts Run Free', 'Stand by Your Man' and 'Nights on Broadway'

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Young Hearts Run Free Nights on Broadway
Victim Suspicious Minds
One More Chance on Love In the Ghetto

Key Facts:

  • In 2007, Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame.
  • n 1968, Staton launched her solo career as a Southern soul stylist, garnering 16 R&B hits for Rick Hall's Fame Studios and gaining the title of "First Lady of Southern Soul| for her Grammy-nominated R&B renditions of the songs "Stand by Your Man" and "In the Ghetto"
  • In 1991 she returned to popular mainstream charts by lending her vocals to The Source's Top Ten British hit, "You Got the Love,"

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