VA- The Best Of Wattstax
VA- The Best Of Wattstax

VA- The Best Of Wattstax

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Label: Craft Recordings

Released 2/24/2023

"The Best of Wattstax" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic WATTSTAX event by bringing together twenty of the best performance from the 1972 L.A. Memorial Coliseum event. Hand-picked by Stax Records the album features live performances from legendary artists including Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, The Bar-Kays, Kim Weston, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Albert King, Eddie Floyd and more.

Track listing:

  1. Kim Weston - Lift Every Voice and Sing
  2. The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
  3. Louise McCord - Better Get a Move on
  4. Debra Manning - Precious Lord Take My Hand
  5. Eric Mercury - I Shall Not Be Moved
  6. Lee Sain - Them Hot Pants
  7. William Bell - I Forgot to Be Your Lover
  8. Eddie Floyd - Knock on Wood
  9. The Temprees - Explain It to Her Mama
  10. Frederick Knight - I've Been Lonely for So Long
  11. The Golden 13 - Old Time Religion
  12. The Rance Allen Group - Lying on the Truth
  13. David Porter - Ain't That Loving You (For More Reasons Than One)
  14. The Bar-Kays - I Can't Turn You Loose
  15. Carla Thomas - B-A-B-Y
  16. Albert King - I'll Play the Blues for You
  17. Rufus Thomas - the Breakdown
  18. Jesse Jackson - I Am, Somebody
  19. The Soul Children - Hearsay
  20. Isaac Hayes - Theme from Shaft