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“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.
“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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The Best of Wattstax
Artist: Various Artists
Format: CD
New: Available $14.98
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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)

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“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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