Candi Staton (born Canzetta Maria Staton; March 13, 1940, Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" and her 1976 disco hit "Young Hearts Run Free". In Europe her biggest selling record is the anthemic You Got The Love from 1986 released in collaboration with The Source. Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame.
Candi Staton - Interview with Craig Charles
From the cotton fields of Alabama to becoming the First Lady Of Southern Soul - the disco legend tells her amazing story to Craig Charles.
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