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Candi Staton: "I was so drunk I fell on to the stage"

Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 24 March 2006

DISCO DIVA CANDI STATON lost everything to alcohol and abuse, but the song she recorded for a diet video saved her. Now, at 66, she's all cleaned up. Sophie Heawood met her at home in Georgia.

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