Young Hearts Run Free: Candi Staton Joins My Classic Soul Podcast for Exclusive Interview

Candi Staton in 2006
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After earning the Soul Music Hall of Fame's Lifetime Achievement Award last year, legendary singer Candi Staton stopped by the My Classic Soul podcast to share some stories about her incredible career!

Speaking with SoulMusic.com's own David Nathan - who first interviewed her more than four decades ago - Staton takes listeners through her incredible career, from her days singing in church through the incredible run of material she released through the '70s, '80s and beyond. Staton put 19 singles in the U.S. Top 40 R&B charts between 1970 and 1979, including "Sweet Feeling," "Stand by Your Man," "He Called Me Baby," "Nights on Broadway" and her signature song, the international hit "Young Hearts Run Free."

Read More: Young Hearts Run Free: Candi Staton's Biggest Hits

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The singer's sister-in-law/manager Pat Houston also accepted on Whitney's behalf.
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SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan conducted his first in person interview in America while on holiday in October, 1974 with Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson, already established as hitmaking songwriters and producers at Motown and by 1974, one year into recording a series of amazing albums for Warner Brothers. By 1979, David was living in New York and Nick & Val were riding a wave of success as performers and chartmakers in their own right...
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A tribute to the Motown legend and Miracles frontman.
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