EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970- #6- “I’M JUST A PRISONER [OF YOUR GOOD LOVIN’]- CANDI STATON

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- “I’m Just A Prisoner [Of Your Good Lovin’}- Candi Staton. January 3, 1970.

  • Single- “I’m Just A Prisoner {Of Your Good Lovin’}- Candi Staton
  • Record Company- Fame
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by- Eddie Harris, George Jackson
  • Time: 3:10
  • B-side:”Heart On A String”
  • Album- I’m Just A Prisoner
  • Grade:
  • Peaked at #56  8 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Born Canzata Staton in Hanceville, Alabama in 1940-Candi Staton had 10 Hot 100 singles from 1969-77 with 2 making the Top 40- she is best remembered for her biggest hit “Young Hearts Run Free” #20 in 1976. In the late 60’s she was a back up singer for blues and soul singer Clarence” Patches” Carter- they married in 1970, divorced in 1973. Since 1982 she has been a gospel singer and is a member of the Christian Music Hall of Fame. She has been nominated for four Grammy Awards. Staton who has been married six times is still living-she will be 80 in March.