Stax Profiles - The Staple Singers
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  1. I'll Take You There
  2. Respect Yourself
  3. If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)
  4. Be What You Are
  5. Are You Sure
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  1. I'll Take You There
  2. Respect Yourself
  3. If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)
  4. Be What You Are
  5. Are You Sure
  6. Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)
  7. Oh La de Da
  8. Touch a Hand, Make a Friend
  9. You've Got to Earn It
  10. Everyday People
  11. My Main Man
  12. City in the Sky
  13. Long Walk to D.C.
  14. The Weight
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Throughout the distinct phases of their recording career, from straight rhythmic gospel to Civil Rights protest anthems, to what might be called soul folk to the funky grit of their Stax years, the Staple Singers always delivered songs that said something, and even when the grooves of songs like 1971's "Respect Yourself" or 1972's reggae-tinged "I'll Take You There" were sending people to the dancefloors, the lyrics were hopeful, message-driven missives of support for a better self, a better community, and a better world. ...

Stax Profiles 2006, Stax

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