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Mavis Staples - A Piece Of The Action FLAC album


Performer: Mavis Staples
Genre: Soul and Funk music / Stage and Screen
Title: A Piece Of The Action
Country: US
Released: 1977
Style: Soundtrack, Soul, Disco
FLAC version ZIP size: 1947 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1324 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1988 mb
Rating: 4.4
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A Piece of the Action is a soundtrack album by American rhythm and blues and gospel singer Mavis Staples, from the 1977 film of the same name. It was released on October 10, 1977, by Curtom Records.

Tracklist: 1. Chocolate City, 2. Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid, 3. Orientation, 4. A Piece Of The Action, 5. Good Lovin’ Daddy, 6. ‘Til Blossoms Bloom, 7. Koochie, Koochie, Koochie, 8. Getting Deeper (instrumental). More albums from Mavis Staples: Time Waits For No One by Mavis Staples. Mavis Staples by Mavis Staples. Livin’ On A High Note by Mavis Staples. One True Vine by Mavis Staples. You Are Not Alone by Mavis Staples. The Voice by Mavis Staples. Only For The Lonely by Mavis Staples. If All I Was Was Black by Mavis Staples. View all albums . A Piece Of The Action. By: Mavis Staples (1977, Funk, Soul). 2. Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid. 4. 5. Good Lovin’ Daddy. 6. ‘Til Blossoms Bloom.

A Piece of the Action. Music by Curtis Mayfield is featured on the soundtrack album from the 1977 movie A Piece of the Action, which starred Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier. Supposedly, this was originally Roberta Flack's project (or this was told to Mavis Staples to motivate her).

A1 Chocolate City 5:13 A2 Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid 3:10 A3 Orientation 3:08 A4 A Piece Of The Action 4:22 B1 Good Lovin' Daddy 3:04 B2 'Til Blossoms Bloom 3:08 B3 Koochie, Koochie, Koochie 2:47 B4 Getting Deeper 5:24. Curtom ‎– CU 5019 (US). Original sound track from the motion picture "A Piece Of The Action". Thanks to snobb for the addition. A Piece of the Action Snapper UK 2006. Mavis Staples - A Piece Of The Action - Curtom - CU 5019 Curtom.

Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American gospel, R&B and soul singer and civil rights activist. She has recorded and performed with her family's band The Staple Singers, and also as a solo artist. She is the daughter of Pops Staples and sister of Cleotha Staples, Pervis Staples and Yvonne Staples. Apelidos: Bubbles (8). Em Grupos: The Staple Singers.

Mavis staples a piece of the action. A Piece of The Action Soundtrack "Mavis Staples" 1977. Mavis Staples - Piece of The Action Soundtrack 1977. Лучшие песни Mavis Staples. 1. Can You Get To That. 3. In Times Like These.

Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist. Staples was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 10, 1939. She began her career with her family group in 1950. Initially singing locally at churches and appearing on a weekly radio show, the Staples scored a hit in 1956 with "Uncloudy Day" for the Vee-Jay label. He and Andy Hill, the producer went through a number of songs, eventually deciding on "Piece of the Action". The recording was completed by 24 April at Mayfair Studios in London and were struck onto master tape along with the B-side "Took It to the Limit" and album track "Getting Kinda Lonely". The single was released on 17 May 1981 and reached number 12 during a nine week run in the UK charts and was certified silver.

Listen: Mavis Staples – Action. Submitted by patton via stereogum. Artist, Mavis Staples. Mavis Staples Announces New Album 'If All I Was Was Black'. Listen: Mavis Staples - Dedicated. Recent News Discussion.

Tracklist

Chocolate City 5:13
Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid 3:10
Orientation 3:08
A Piece Of The Action 4:22
Good Lovin' Daddy 3:04
'Til Blossoms Bloom 3:08
Koochie, Koochie, Koochie 2:47
Getting Deeper (instrumental) 5:24

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CU 5019 Mavis Staples A Piece Of The Action ‎(LP, Album) Curtom CU 5019 US 1977
SNAP263CD Mavis Staples A Piece Of The Action ‎(CD, Album, RE) Charly Records SNAP263CD UK 2006