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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Wattstax event that took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on 20th August 1972, Stax Records reissues “Wattstax: The Living Word”. These two LP’s are cut from the original tapes by Chris Muth and feature performances by Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King and more.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Wattstax event that took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on 20th August 1972, Stax Records reissues “Wattstax: The Living Word”. These two LP’s are cut from the original tapes by Chris Muth and feature performances by Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King and more.
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Wattstax: The Living Word [2LP]
Artist: Various Artists
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $29.98
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. The Staple Singers - Oh La De Da (4:56)
2. The Staple Singers - I Like The Things About You - The Staple Singers (6:04)
3. The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself (4:33)
4. The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There (5:25)
5. Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood (3:34)
6. Eddie Floyd - Lay Your Loving On Me Live (5:05)
7. Carla Thomas - I Like What You're Doing (To Me) (3:32)
8. Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz (3:43)
9. Carla Thomas - I Have A God Who Loves (5:10)
10. Rufus Thomas - The Breakdown (4:05)
11. Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken (4:55)
12. Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Penguin (5:50)

DISC: 2

1. The Bar-Kays - Son Of Shaft / Feel It (11:00)
2. The Bar-Kays - I Can't Turn You Loose (4:00)
3. Albert King - Killing Floor (4:00)
4. Albert King - I'll Play The Blues For You (5:31)
5. Albert King - Angel Of Mercy (5:53)
6. The Soul Children - I Don't Know What This World Is Coming To (6:49)
7. The Soul Children – Hearsay (7:29)
8. Isaac Hayes - Ain't No Sunshine (17:37)

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Wattstax event that took place at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum on 20th August 1972, Stax Records reissues “Wattstax: The Living Word”. These two LP’s are cut from the original tapes by Chris Muth and feature performances by Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King and more.
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