Tag Archives: Stand By Your Man

CANDI STATON-YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE.

CANDI STATON-YOUNG HEARTS RUN FREE.  Having released a trio of albums of Southern Soul for Rick Hall’s Fame Records, Candi Staton signed to Warner Bros,where she released a song that’s become synonymous with her, Young Hearts Run Free. Released in 1976, Young Hearts Run Free saw Candi Staton transformed into a disco diva. This was …

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BETTYE SWANN-DON’T YOU GET TIRED OF HURTING ME.

BETTYE SWANN-DON’T YOU GET TIRED OF HURTING ME. Sometimes, although an artist has only recorded a couple of albums, these albums prove to be more important and influential than artists who have released a dozen albums. We can all think of great artists who released just one or two albums and then disappeared from the …

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CANDI STATON-CANDI STATON.

CANDI STATON-CANDI STATON. Sometimes, I decide to write more that one article on an artist, if they’ve released a number of highly regarded or important albums. However, sometimes, my reasons for writing about an artist more than once are that as well as being an important and influential artist, they’re an artist whose music I …

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CANDI STATON-STAND BY YOUR MAN.

CANDI STATON-STAND BY YOUR MAN. Many people who regularly read this music blog will have realized that I’m a great lover of Southern Soul music. Two labels in particular, were the home to some of my favorite artists who during the sixties and seventies, released some of the greatest Southern Soul music ever recorded. These …

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CANDI STATON-I’M JUST A PRISONER.

CANDI STATON-I’M JUST A PRISONER. Sometimes, an artist or group records one single, and forevermore, they become known for that song. It doesn’t matter how many great singles or albums they’ve recorded before, or after, that’s the song they’re always known for. This is the case with many of the artists I’ve previously written about. …

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