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Candi Staton Comes Home to Country Soul

Barney Hoskyns, Honest Jon's Records, March 2006

THERE ARE southern soul voices and there are southern soul voices. Raw and ravaged, Candi Staton's is one of the signature sounds of that particular sub-genre. It's a voice with a tear in it, the cry of a woman wounded by life, by men, by woes turned inwards.

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