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The Staple Singers - For What It's Worth (The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968) album

The Staple Singers - For What It's Worth (The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968) album
  • Performer The Staple Singers
  • Title For What It's Worth (The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968)
  • Date of release 2018
  • Style Gospel, Soul
  • Other formats ASF XM AA WMA FLAC MOD MP1
  • Genre Soul
  • Size MP3 1980 mb
  • Size FLAC 1234 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 304

In 1964, The Staple Singers signed with Epic Records after leaving jazz/blues/folk label Riverside Records. The Staple Singers - For What It's Worth: The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968 (2018). Date: 9 Jan 2019 12:22:15.

In 1964, The Staple Singers signed with Epic Records after leaving Jazz/Blues/Folk label Riverside Records. From then until the middle of 1968, they recorded six albums for the label, all of which are featured in this box. Three of these classic albums, Pray On, For What It's Worth. The Staple Singers - It's Been A Change 1-14. The Staple Singers - Waiting For My Child 1-15. The Staple Singers - How Great Thou Art 1-16. The Staple Singers - Wish I Had An Answer 1-17.

In 1968, the Staple Singers signed to Stax Records and released two albums with Steve Cropper-Soul Folk in Action and We'll Get Over, Pervis returning for them. After Cropper left Stax, Al Bell produced their recordings, conducting the rhythm sessions at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and cutting the overdubs himself at Memphis's Ardent Studios, moving in. a more funk and soul direction. This Little Light (Epic 1966). For What It's Worth (Epic 1967). What the World Needs Now Is Love (Epic 1968). Soul Folk in Action (Stax 1968).

The For The What It’s Worth album gives a glimpse of a more commercial side to the band, with excellent versions of If I Had A Hammer, the spiritual Jacob’s Ladder and the title track, which takes Stephen Stills’ song, written about a riot, and turns it into a soulful shuffle.

The Staple Singers Setlist at Casino de Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland. For What It's Worth: The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968 1. Gold 1. 1981 stats. Complete Album stats. Last updated: 2 May 2019, 08:12 Etc/UTC.

CD3: 01 – For What It’s Worth 02 – Father Let Me Ride 03 – Deliver Me 04 – He 05 – If I Had A Hammer 06 – Are You Sure 07 – Wade In The Water 08 – I’m The Light Of The World 09 – Jacob’s Ladder 10 – Good News 11 – What The World Needs Now Is Love 12 – Don’t Let Nobody Turn You. Around 13 – A Place In The Sun 14 – I Wonder Why 15 – Let That Liar Alone 16 – Let’s Get Together 17 – Crying In The Chapel 18 – Downward Road 19 – A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall 20 – Nothing Lasts Forever 21 – People Get Ready 22 – Power Of Love. Artist: Sara Bareilles. Album: Amidst the Chaos.

Tracklist

Amen!
1-1 The Staple Singers More Than A Hammer And Nail
1-2 The Staple Singers He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
1-3 The Staple Singers My Jesus Is All
1-4 The Staple Singers This Train
1-5 The Staple Singers Praying Time
1-6 The Staple Singers Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw
1-7 The Staple Singers Samson And Delilah
1-8 The Staple Singers Nobody's Fault But Mine
1-9 The Staple Singers Mary Don't You Weep
1-10 The Staple Singers As An Eagle Stirreth Her Nest
1-11 The Staple Singers Do Something For Yourself
1-12 The Staple Singers Amen (From "Lillies Of The Field")
Pray On
1-13 The Staple Singers It's Been A Change
1-14 The Staple Singers Waiting For My Child
1-15 The Staple Singers How Great Thou Art
1-16 The Staple Singers Wish I Had Answered
1-17 The Staple Singers The Tramp On The Street
1-18 The Staple Singers When Was Jesus Born?
1-19 The Staple Singers Pray On
1-20 The Staple Singers Glory, Glory Hallelujah!
1-21 The Staple Singers The Lord's Prayer
1-22 The Staple Singers Had No Room
1-23 The Staple Singers John Brown
Freedom Highway - Live At Chicago's New Nazareth Church
2-1 The Staple Singers Freedom Highway
2-2 The Staple Singers What You Gonna Do?
2-3 The Staple Singers Take My Hand Precious Lord
2-4 The Staple Singers When I'm Gone
2-5 The Staple Singers Help Me Jesus
2-6 The Staple Singers We Shall Overcome
2-7 The Staple Singers When The Saints Go Marching In
2-8 The Staple Singers The Funeral
2-9 The Staple Singers Build On That Shore
2-10 The Staple Singers Tell Heaven
2-11 The Staple Singers He's All Right
Why
2-12 The Staple Singers Why? (Am I Treated So Bad)
2-13 The Staple Singers King Of Kings
2-14 The Staple Singers Step Aside
2-15 The Staple Singers If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
2-16 The Staple Singers What Are They Doing? (In Heaven Today)
2-17 The Staple Singers Will The Circle Be Unbroken?
2-18 The Staple Singers I've Been Scorned
2-19 The Staple Singers I'm Gonna Tell God (About My Troubles)
2-20 The Staple Singers My Sweet Home
2-21 The Staple Singers Move Along Train
For What It's Worth
3-1 The Staple Singers For What It's Worth
3-2 The Staple Singers Father Let Me Ride
3-3 The Staple Singers Deliver Me
3-4 The Staple Singers He
3-5 The Staple Singers If I Had A Hammer
3-6 The Staple Singers Are You Sure
3-7 The Staple Singers Wade In The Water
3-8 The Staple Singers I'm The Light Of The World
3-9 The Staple Singers Jacob's Ladder
3-10 The Staple Singers Good News
What The World Needs Now Is Love
3-11 The Staple Singers What The World Needs Now Is Love
3-12 The Staple Singers Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around
3-13 The Staple Singers A Place In The Sun
3-14 The Staple Singers I Wonder Why
3-15 The Staple Singers Let That Liar Alone
3-16 The Staple Singers Let's Get Together
3-17 Mavis Staples Crying In The Chapel
3-18 The Staple Singers Downward Road
3-19 The Staple Singers A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
3-20 The Staple Singers Nothing Lasts Forever
3-21 The Staple Singers People Get Ready
Bonus Track
3-22 The Staple Singers Power Of Love

Notes

Box set comprising the 6 albums (plus one B-side) recorded by The Staple Singers for Epic Records between 1964 and 1968.

Three albums, Pray On, For What It's Worth and What The World Needs Now Is Love, are released on CD for the first time.

Packaged in a clamshell box with each CD in a card sleeve, plus a 16-page booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 013929 087507