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The Staple Singers Limited 180gram Vinyl 7LP Box Set

by The Staple Singers

Release Date: 21 February 2020

Format: Box Set Vinyl

Label: Concord


The Staple Singers Limited 180gram Vinyl 7LP Box Set 


The complete Staple Singers’ Stax Studio album output (6 albums) (LP1 – Soul Folk In Action, LP2 – We’ll Get Over, LP3 – The Staple Swingers, LP4 – Be Altitude: Respect Yourself, LP5 – Be What You Are, LP6 – City In The Sky) + 1 disc of rarities & non-album singles. The Studio albums will be housed in replica jackets true to the original pressings: one will be gate-fold (single LP), one with embossing, one with foil, the rest will be standard. All LP’s will have tip-on jackets (sans the embossed album and foil jacket) and the special slipcase box will include deluxe booklet with new liners, featuring archival photos and new liner notes by Levon Williams & Langston Wilkins. Newly-remastered from the original analog master tapes featuring original album artwork.

Featured Tracks:

Disc: 1

1. We've Got to Get Ourselves Together
2. (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay
3. Top of the Mountain
4. Slow Train
5. The Weight
6. Long Walk to D.C.
7. Got to Be Some Changes Made
8. The Ghetto
9. People, My People
10. I See It
11. This Year

Disc: 2

1. We'll Get Over
2. Give a Damn
3. Everyday People
4. The End of Our Road
5. Tend to Your Own Business
6. Solon Bushi (Japanese Folk Song)
7. The Challenge
8. God Bless the Children
9. Games People Play
10. A Wednesday in Your Garden
11. The Gardener
12. When Will We Be Paid

Disc: 3

1. This Is a Perfect World
2. What's Your Thing
3. You've Got to Earn It
4. You're Gonna Make Me Cry
5. Little Boy
6. How Do You Move a Mountain
7. Almost
8. I'm a Lover
9. Love Is Plentiful
10. Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)
11. I Like the Things About You
12. Give a Hand - Take a Hand

Disc: 4

1. This World
2. Respect Yourself
3. Name the Missing Word
4. I'll Take You There
5. This Old Town (People in This Town)
6. We the People
7. Are You Sure
8. Who Do You Think You Are (Jesus Christ the Superstar)?
9. I'm Just Another Soldier
10. Who

Disc: 5

1. Be What You Are
2. If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
3. Love Comes in All Colors
4. Tellin' Lies
5. Touch a Hand, Make a Friend
6. Drown Yourself
7. I Ain't Raisin' No Sand
8. Grandma's Hands
9. Bridges Instead of Walls
10. I'm On Your Side
11. That's What Friends Are For
12. Heaven

Disc: 6

1. Back Road Into Town
2. City in the Sky
3. Washington We're Watching You
4. Something Ain't Right
5. Today Was Tomorrow Yesterday
6. My Main Man
7. There Is a God
8. Blood Pressure
9. If It Ain't One Thing It's Another
10. Who Made the Man
11. Getting Too Big for Your Britches

Disc: 7

1. Stay With Us
2. Brand New Day
3. Walking in Water Over Your Head
4. Oh Le De Da
5. I Got to Be Myself
6. Trippin' On Your Love
7. Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom) [live at Wattstax]
8. Are You Sure (Live at Wattstax)
9. I Like the Things About Me (Live at Wattstax)
10. Respect Yourself (Live at Wattstax)
11. I'll Take You There (Live at Wattstax)