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Candi Staton (born Canzetta Maria Staton on 13 March 1940, in Hanceville, Alabama, USA) is an American gospel singer. She is best known for her disco hit Young Hearts Run Free and dance hit You Got The Love.

Staton sang with the Jewell Gospel Trio and as teenagers, they toured the traditional gospel circuit in the 1950s with The Soul Stirrers, C. L. Franklin, and Mahalia Jackson. They recorded several sides for Nashbro, Apollo, and Savoy Records between 1953 and… read more

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  • YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "He Called Me Baby"!!!!!!!!!!!! BLACK GIRL MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • hallelujah anyway!
  • Great voice and sound.
  • she's amazing <3
  • sure young hearts run free is the best known song from candi to the masses! But it is still disco crap! the fame years is truly her art years!! but only for soul lovers.
  • !!
  • great singer!
  • DIVA!!!
  • You got the love mixed with Unfinished Sympathy is like..the best of all versions.They just fit too well.
  • Young Hearts Run Free

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