The Best of Wattstax CD

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“The Best of Wattstax“ celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic WATTSTAX event by bringing together twenty of the best live performance from the 1972 Los Angeles 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.

 

1. Kim Weston – Lift Every Voice and Sing
2. The Staple Singers – I’ll Take You There
3. Louise McCord – Better Get a Move On
4. Deborah Manning – Precious Lord Take My Hand
5. Eric Mercury – I Shall Not Be Moved*
6. Lee Sain – Them Hot Pants
7. William Bell – I Forgot to Be Your Lover
8. Eddie Floyd – Knock on Wood
9. The Temprees – Explain It to Her Mama
10. Frederick Knight – I’ve Been Lonely for So Long
11. The Golden 13 – Old Time Religion
12. The Rance Allen Group – Lying on the Truth
13. David Porter – Ain’t That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One)
14. The Bar-Kays – I Can’t Turn You Loose
15. Carla Thomas – B-A-B-Y
16. Albert King – I’ll Play the Blues for You
17. Rufus Thomas – The Breakdown
18. Jesse Jackson – I Am, Somebody
19. The Soul Children – Hearsay
20. Isaac Hayes – Theme From Shaft

* = Previously Unreleased



• Celebrating 50 Years since Wattstax
• 20 track 1-CD collection presented in Digipak
• Featuring Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Kim Weston, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King, Eddie Floyd and more.