She recorded a few singles for obscure southern labels, but went nowhere until she entered a talent contest, on a dare from her brother, at a Birmingham, Alabama club in 1968. Staton is a four-time nominee. Performing her hit You Got the Love for a crowd of fans born well after the song stopped topping the charts, you can't help but be blown away by how her music continues to affect and excite music fans of all ages. Did you know that Candi Station is still glamming up and touring, even at 74? They recorded several sides for Nashboro, Apollo, and Savoy Records between 1953 and 1963. Albums: -I'm Just a Prisoner 1969 -Stand By Your Man 1971 -Candi Staton 1972 -Candi 1974 -Young Hearts Run Free 1976 -Music Speaks Louder Than Words 1977 -House of Love 1978 -Chance 1979 -Candi Staton 1980 -Nightlites 1982 -Make Me An Instrument 1983 -The Anointing 1985 -Sing A Song 1986 -Love Lifted Me 1988 -Stand Up And Be A Witness 1990 -Standing On The Promises 1991 -I Give You Praise 1993 -It's Time 1995 -Cover Me 1997 -Outside In 1999 -Here's a Blessing 2000 -Christmas In My Heart 2000 -Glorify 2001 -Proverbs 31 Woman 2002 -His Hands 2006 -The Ultimate Gospel Collection 2006 -I Will Sing My Praise to You 2008 -Who's Hurting Now? Stanton also worked with Anthony on the first three volumes of the History of Woman Suffrage 1881—6.
She graduated from the Emma Willard's Troy Female Seminary in 1832 and then was drawn to the abolitionist, temperance, and women's rights movements through visits to the home of her cousin, the reformer Gerrit Smith. They recorded several singles on their own for the legendary gospel labels Nashboro and Savoy. London: Guinness World Records Limited. Though her glimmering costumes certainly contribute to the atmosphere of the performance, it's really Station's voice that shines through. In a Nashville Tennessean interview quoted on the Divastation website, Staton explained her affinity with country music. Aware of the success other gospel performers had found after turning to pop, Staton, who had been out of the music business for seven years, began appearing in nightclubs. Some of these followers would be responsible for the resurgence of Staton's secular career at the end of the 1990s.
She began singing in church at the age of four, and a year later had already been selected to participate in a quartet with three other girls. Once, I remember, the audience got so emotional, throwing their pocket books at my feet and so on, that I got really scared and ran off to my mother. A country song always has a beginning, a middle, and an end. She continued to write and lecture on women's rights and other reforms of the day. Following the release of a well-received compilation of her Fame-era material 2004's Candi Staton , Staton returned to secular music in the form of 2006's His Hands. Again her vocal abilities quickly set her apart from the crowd; the school's pastor teamed the two sisters with a third girl to form the Jewel Gospel Trio.
They recorded several sides for Nashbro, and between 1953 and 1963. During the Civil War Elizabeth Cady Stanton concentrated her efforts on abolishing slavery, but afterwards she became even more outspoken in promoting women suffrage. In 1982, Staton returned to gospel music. Matilda Joslyn Gage also worked with the pair on parts of the project. For Europeans, who have a track record of spotting the most significant trends in American music several years before Americans do, she is even more well-known. The first volume appeared in 1895 and the second in 1898.
That song reached 4 in 1991, and new version 3 in 1997 remixed by The Source. Personal problems, however, sidelined Staton's pop career. Staton has also made appearances on the Praise the Lord telecast with Paul Crouch and his wife Jan Crouch. A survivor with numerous professional lives, Staton shared with Jet magazine the secret of her longevity in the brutally fickle business of music. A second studio album for Honest Jon's, titled Who's Hurting Now? Staton's father was an alcoholic who abused her mother, and Staton herself would struggle through abusive relationships at several points in her own life. Early Life Women's rights activist, feminist, editor, and writer.
. I couldn't get up in the morning without a drink. The trio toured with such gospel legends as the Soul Stirrers, the Staple Singers, and the young Aretha Franklin. Constitution giving women the right to vote. Even at the Glatsonbury festival, you can see the the crowd reacting positively to her passion and enthusiasm for music, cheering and dancing right along with her.
She was born Canzata Maria Staton in rural Hanceville, Alabama, in the early 1940s, and grew up picking cotton and helping raise farm animals. Buoyed by an invitation to perform at the White House for President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s, Staton seemed poised once again to anticipate the next shift in musical power and influence. Stanton served as the president of the new organization for two years. If you fall, get up, brush yourself off and keep moving. Early on, Staton learned the power her singing could have over an audience. She called for an amendment to the U. Station's performances rely on her voice and her musicians.
Carter and Staton married and Staton was signed to Fame. Staton appears on the United Nations Register of Entertainers, Actors And Others Who Have Performed in Apartheid South Africa. With her daughter, Harriet Stanton Blatch, she published a critique, The Woman's Bible, which was published in two volumes. In 2007, Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame. Station has lost none of her youth vim and vigor, throwing her hands in the air and jumping up and down, amping the crowd up and getting lost in the moment.