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Wattstax '72: The Complete Concert - Various Artists [CD]


To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic WATTSTAX event that took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum in 1972, Stax Records presents 'Wattstax: The Complete Concert'. Featuring the full L.A. Memorial Coliseum show with speeches and other talk from the stage. The set also features a 68-page, full-colour book with introduction by Wattstax creator Al Bell, plus new essays by Rob Bowman and A. Scott Galloway. Featured artists include Isaac Haves, Eddie Floyd, The Staple Singers and more.

Disc: One

  1. Salvation Symphony - Dale Warren & The Wattstax '72 Orchestra
  2. The Star Spangled Banner - Kim Weston
  3. Opening Announcements - Tommy Jacquette & Jesse Jackson
  4. Lift Every Voice and Sing - Kim Weston
  5. We're Here to Consecrate, Not Desecrate - Melvin Van Peebles
  6. Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) - The Staple Singers
  7. Are You Sure - The Staple Singers
  8. I Like the Things About You - The Staple Singers
  9. Respect Yourself - The Staple Singers
  10. I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers

Disc: Two

  1. Wattstax Day Proclamation - Tommy Jacquette & Richard Roundtree
  2. Somebody Bigger Than You and I - Jimmy Jones
  3. Better Get a Move On - Louise McCord
  4. Precious Lord Take My Hand - Debra Manning
  5. I Shall Not Be Moved - Eric Mercury
  6. At the Drive In - Freddie Robinson
  7. Them Hot Pants - Lee Sain
  8. What Would I Do - Ernie Hines
  9. Wade in the Water - Little Sonny
  10. I Forgot to Be Your Lover - William Bell
  11. Pin the Tail On the Donkey - The Newcomers
  12. Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
  13. Explain It to Her Mama - The Temprees
  14. I've Been Lonely for So Long - Frederick Knight
  15. Old Time Religion - The Golden 13
  16. Al Bell Award Presentation - William Bell
  17. Lying On the Truth - The Rance Allen Group
  18. Up Above My Head - The Rance Allen Group

Disc: Three

  1. David Porter Introduction - William Bell
  2. Introduction - The David Porter Show
  3. Ain't That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One) - David Porter
  4. I Can't See When I Want To - David Porter
  5. Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand) - David Porter
  6. The Bar-Kays Introduction - William Bell
  7. Son of Shaft/Feel It - The Bar-Kays
  8. In the Hole - The Bar-Kays
  9. I Can't Turn You Loose - The Bar-Kays
  10. Tommy Tate Introduction - William Bell
  11. I Remember - Tommy Tate
  12. Please Move Back to the Stands - William Bell
  13. Help Me Love - Tommy Tate
  14. School of Life - Tommy Tate

Disc: Four

  1. Carla Thomas Introduction - William Bell & John Kasandra
  2. B-A-B-Y - Carla Thomas
  3. Gee Whiz - Carla Thomas
  4. I Have a God Who Loves - Carla Thomas
  5. Albert King Introduction - Carla Thomas
  6. I Have a God Who Loves - Carla Thomas
  7. Albert King Introduction - John KaSandra
  8. Match Box Blues - Albert King
  9. Got to Be Some Changes Made - Albert King
  10. I'll Play the Blues for You - Albert King
  11. Killing Floor - Albert King
  12. Angel of Mercy - Albert King
  13. Rufus Thomas Introduction - John KaSandra
  14. Rufus Thomas Entrance - John KaSandra & Rufus Thomas
  15. The Breakdown - Rufus Thomas
  16. Kindly Go Back to Your Seats - John KaSandra & Rufus Thomas

Disc: Five

  1. Do the Funky Chicken - Rufus Thomas
  2. Do the Funky Penguin - Rufus Thomas
  3. I Am, Somebody - Jesse Jackson
  4. I Don't Know What This World Is Coming To - The Soul Children
  5. Hearsay - The Soul Children
  6. Let Us Stand and Raise Our Fists Together - John KaSandra, Fred Williamson & Jesse Jackson
  7. If I Can Help Somebody - Billy Eckstine
  8. There Is a Curfew Here - Billy Eckstine

Disc: Six

  1. Isaac Hayes Introduction - Jesse Jackson
  2. Theme from 'Shaft' (Version 1) - Isaac Hayes
  3. Theme from 'Shaft' (Version 2) - Isaac Hayes
  4. Soulsville - Isaac Hayes
  5. Never Can Say Goodbye - Isaac Hayes
  6. Part-time Lover - Isaac Hayes
  7. Your Love Is So Doggone Good - Isaac Hayes
  8. Ain't No Sunshine/Lonely Avenue - Isaac Hayes
  9. I Stand Accused - Isaac Hayes
  10. Let Everybody Stand and Join Hands - Jesse Jackson
  11. If I Had a Hammer - Jimmy Jones
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SKU: 7246337

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