Only for the Lonely [Compilation]

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Mavis Staples made an easy transition in the '60s from gospel to soul; she sang with the same fervor and passion, and her work for Stax, particularly the sessions produced by Don Davis, were concise, powerful examples of secular gospel at its best. The 21 selections found here were actually culled from three albums and spotlight Staples doing heartfelt ballads, soaring testimonials, and engaging midtempo and uptempo numbers. Even when she does songs associated with other singers like "Security," "The Choking Kind," and "Son of a Preacher Man," Staples finds fresh ways to express lyrics or new twists to lines that make them her own.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Mavis Staples made an easy transition in the '60s from gospel to soul; she sang with the same fervor and passion, and her work for Stax, particularly the sessions produced by Don Davis, were concise, powerful examples of secular gospel at its best. The 21 selections found here were actually culled from three albums and spotlight Staples doing heartfelt ballads, soaring testimonials, and engaging midtempo and uptempo numbers. Even when she does songs associated with other singers like "Security," "The Choking Kind," and "Son of a Preacher Man," Staples finds fresh ways to express lyrics or new twists to lines that make them her own.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/1993
  • Label: Stax
  • UPC: 025218881227
  • Catalog Number: 88012
  • Sales rank: 53,727

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mavis Staples Primary Artist, Vocals
Steve Cropper Guitar
Johnnie Taylor Track Performer
Barry Beckett Keyboards
Vernon Bullock Guitar, Keyboards
Donald "Duck" Dunn Bass
Eli Fountain Percussion, Saxophone
Isaac Hayes Organ
Willie Hall Drums
Roger Hawkins Drums
Eddie Hinton Guitar
David Hood Bass
Bobby Manuel Keyboards
George McGregor Drums
Ray Monette Guitar
Tony Newton Bass
Rudy Robinson Keyboards
Marvell Thomas Piano
Michael Toles Guitar
Al Jackson Jr. Drums
James Alexander Bass
Technical Credits
Steve Cropper Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Marlin Greene Engineer
Barry Beckett Contributor
Al Bell Producer
Ron Capone Engineer
Don Davis Producer, Engineer
Donald "Duck" Dunn Contributor
Isaac Hayes Contributor
Don Hahn Engineer
Willie Hall Contributor
Roger Hawkins Contributor
Eddie Hinton Contributor
David Hood Contributor
Bobby Manuel Contributor
Horace Ott String Arrangements
Clarence Paul Composer
Marvell Thomas Contributor
Ed Townsend Composer
Al Jackson Jr. Contributor
James Alexander Contributor
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Beverly Parker Cover Design
Naomi Neville Composer
Margaret Wessen Composer
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