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Africa ’80 (CD)

Staple Singers

Live set from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame / Gospel Hall of Fame / Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners. An international tour sponsored by the U.S. Government found the Staples performing across the continent of Africa in 1980. The set included recent and classic hits like “”Let’s Do It Again,”” “”Respect Yourself,”” standards “”Will The Circle Be Unbroken,”” “”Come Go With Me,”” and choice covers like “”Ease On Down The Road”” from The Wiz, and the Bacharach/David classic, “”A House Is Not A Home.”” Now, with restoration and mastering from multiple Grammy-winning engineer, Michael Graves, Africa ’80 presents a look into this ever-evolving musical and national treasure. New liner notes from Tim Dillinger-Curenton contextualize the band’s story, legacy, and detail the tour and recording. Africa ’80 delivers a snapshot of this powerful group on tour for the first time on the African continent.

SKU: 810075114034 Category:
Genre: Soul
Media Type: CD
Label: Omnivore Recordings