Label: Stax - 3135-001 • Format: Cassette Album, Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Soul
The Staple Singers version, produced by Bell, was released on Stax Records in Februaryand spent a total of 15 weeks on the charts and reached number-one on the Billboard Hot It is ranked as the 19th biggest American hit of Impossible - Vybz Kartel & Deva Bratt - Impossible song was also a significant Its All Right With Me - Oscar Peterson - Please Mr.Peterson: Oscar Peterson hit in two later cover versions.
The song is "almost completely a call-and-response chorus",  with the introduction being lifted from " The Liquidator ", Ill Take You There - Various - Takin You There reggae hit by the Harry J Allstars. In fact, the entire song, written in the key of C, contains but two chords, C and F. A large portion of the song is set aside for Mavis' sisters Cleotha and Yvonne and their father " Pops " to seemingly perform solos on their respective instruments.
In actuality, these solos and all music in the song were recorded by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. Terry Manning added harmonica and lead electric guitar. The horn and string parts were arranged by Detroit arranger Johnny Allen. Quite a Ill Take You There - Various - Takin You There Staple Singers songs reference civil rights and social conditions.
It was used in the film Children of a Lesser God. The song was used in the Spike Lee film Crooklyn. The song can be heard during the end credits for Barbershop and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous The song is also performed in the Australian musical film The Sapphires In the Michael Moore documentary Sickothe song is heavily used as a soundtrack for the section covering Hillary Clinton's years from college in the s to her time promoting a national health care program as First Lady in the s.
Additionally, the song was also used for the film Secretariat. It was an American hit, peaking at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Billboard Hot  1 U. Billboard Hot  19 U. Cash Box  Accessed April 16, Record Research. Archived from the original on Retrieved Retrieved 5 September Archived from the original on December 9, Retrieved December 8, Archived from the original on 27 April Retrieved 9 December Retrieved November 23, The Staple Singers.
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