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Candi Staton

In a special edition for Mothering Sunday, singer Candi Staton talks to Aled Jones about her faith and long career. She performs the song Mama that she wrote especially for her mother, and she reveals how her big hit of the summer of '76, Young Hearts Run Free, far from being a happy disco song, is in fact about her life suffering domestic abuse. Candi talks about how her faith got her through and leads the congregation in some classic hymns including Tell Out My Soul, Blessed Assurance and Praise to the Lord.

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Sun 30 Mar 2014 16:45

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In a special edition for Mothering Sunday, singer Candi Staton talks to Aled Jones about her faith and long career.  She performs the song Mama that she wrote especially for her mother, and she reveals how her big hit of the summer of '76, Young Hearts Run Free, far from being a happy disco song, is in fact about her life suffering domestic abuse. Candi talks about how her faith got her through those difficult times whilst fan Craig Charles pays tribute.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAled Jones
ProducerJonathan Mayo
Executive ProducerDavid Taviner
PerformerCandi Staton

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