The Staples move to Epic saw a run of albums, including the live in-church Freedom Highway album produced by Billy Sherrill; the title track of which was a civil rights movement protest song penned by Pops Staples. In 1968, the Staple Singers signed to Stax Records and released two albums with Steve Cropper-Soul Folk in Action and We'll Get Over, Pervis returning for them
Artist: The Staple Singers. Album: Faith and Grace: A Family Journey 1953-1976, 2015. formerly, "NINA SIMONE- Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"). Wrestling for the soul of America. I grew up in the South and Midwest during the civil rights years and their aftermath. It challenged everything about my world and changed my perception of life.
Freedom Highway is a 1965 album by The Staple Singers (Epic LN24163/ BN26163). The title song referred to the murder of Emmett Till at Tallahatchie River. The lyrics begin March up freedom's highway, March, each and every day. and continue Made up my mind, And I won't turn around.
Recorded Live At Chicago's New Nazareth Church. Some version appears with the mentions "NONBREAKABLE" on the label. Rights Society: ''EPIC.
Album · 1965 · 18 Songs. More By The Staple Singers. See All. Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (Stax Remasters). The Very Best of the Staple Singers (Single Version). Uncloudy Day - The Best of the Staple Singers.
Biography by Rob Bowman. One of gospel music's best-known family groups, plus a charting soul outfit of the '70s thanks to lead singer Mavis Staple's unique, husky pipes. Swing Low Sweet Chariot. Amen! The Staple Singers. The Best of the Stapl. ee Full Discography.
Freedom Highway, Grammy Award–winner and 2017 Grammy nominee Rhiannon Giddens' follow-up to her highly praised debut album Tomorrow Is My Turn, will be released by Nonesuch Records on February 24, 2017. The record includes nine original songs Giddens wrote or co-wrote while she and her band toured after Tomorrow Is My Turn's 2015 release, along with a traditional song and two civil rights-era songs, "Birmingham Sunday" and Staple Singers' well-known "Freedom Highway," from which the album takes its name. Giddens and the band will tour the .