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Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (Remastered)

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Download links and information about Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (Remastered) by The Staple Singers. This album was released in 1972 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Gospel, Jazz, Rock, Country genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 41:10 minutes.

Artist: The Staple Singers
Release date: 1972
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Gospel, Jazz, Rock, Country
Tracks: 10
Duration: 41:10
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. This World 3:38
2. Respect Yourself 4:52
3. Name the Missing Word 4:00
4. I'll Take You There 4:45
5. This Old Town (People In This Town) 4:41
6. We the People 3:44
7. Are You Sure 4:25
8. Who Do You Think You Are (Jesus Christ Superstar)? 4:06
9. I'm Just Another Soldier 3:45
10. Who 3:14

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Buoyant, incredibly life-affirming funk-pop abounds on this breakthrough album for the family band. This 1972 effort was the Staple Singers' most successful proper album: "I'll Take You There," "Respect Yourself," and "This World" all charted in the Top 20. And while it's easy to see why those songs charted with a single listen, none of the album consists of filler. This is quite nearly a perfect feel-good record, from the tight, horn-driven arrangements to the wonderfully robust vocals of Mavis Staples. Mavis served as Aretha Franklin's only real competition back in the day, and she sings her heart out throughout this album. Al Bell's arrangements are spot-on throughout, and it's hard to think of a funkier rhythm section than the Muscle Shoals crew at work here.