They are best known for their 1970s hits "Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There", "If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)", and "Let's Do It Again". While the family name is Staples, the group used "Staple" commercially. The Staple Singers' first Stax hit was "Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)" in early 1971. Their late 1971 recording of "Respect Yourself", written by Luther Ingram and Mack Rice, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both hits sold over one million copies and were each awarded a gold disc by the RIAA. The song's theme of self-empowerment had universal appeal, released in the period immediately following the intense American civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Be Yourself is the ninth solo album by American singer Patti LaBelle, released in 1989 on the MCA label, her second album with the company following 1986's platinum hit, Winner in You. The album features the single, "If You Asked Me To" (a US R&B top 10 single by LaBelle, later covered by Celine Dion), which is also featured on the soundtrack to the James Bond movie, Licence to Kill, and the top ten Prince-written hit, "Yo Mister"
Be Altitude: Respect Yourself (CD, Album). Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Stax. The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself. The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself 4:56. Name The Missing Word 4:08. Columbus New Arrivals by MoldyFigRecords.
Luckily, a friend intervened. He said, 'You're going on about urgency, and you're talking about keeping this song back,' " said Chris Martin. That doesn't make sense. RELATED:,100 Greatest Singers of All Time: Patti LaBelle. 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: LaBelle's Nightbirds. The Staple Singers, ‘Respect Yourself’. Writers: Luther Ingram, Mack Rice Producer: Al Bell Released: Oct. '71, Stax 14 weeks; No. 12. Stax singer Ingram, frustrated with the state of the world, told house songwriter Rice that "black folk need to learn to respect themselves. This is the song I've been waiting," said producer Bell, who laid it down with the famous Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section.
Be Altitude: Respect Yourself. Be Altitude: Respect Yourself is a 1972 soul album by The Staple Singers. It includes the hit songs "I'll Take You There" and "Respect Yourself". Al Bell – Arranger, Producer. Terry Manning – Engineer. Jerry Masters – Engineer. Ralph Rhodes – Engineer.
Widely regarded as The Staples Singers’ greatest album, Be Altitude: Respect Yourself was released in 1972 and lifted the group above the competition. Rise above your everyday tribulations. Let yourself fly. Its name echoed the Beatitudes, Jesus’ eight blessings during the Sermon On The Mount, according to the Gospel Of Matthew. But so you get the message that they want you to soar, the sleeve to Be Altitude: Respect Yourself found The Staple Singers smiling while posing in a jet engine. People, get ready, there’s a plane a coming; you don’t need no boarding pass, you just play the record.
Watch the video for Respect Yourself from The Staple Singers's Black Power for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. If you disrespect anybody That you run in to How in the world do you think Anybody's s'posed to respect you If you don't give a heck 'bout th. iew full lyrics.
|A1||–Patti LaBelle||What Can I Do For You (Re-Edit)|
|A2||–The Staple Singers||Respect Yourself|
|B1||–Patti Labelle||Messin' With My Mind|
|B2||–Patti Labelle||Bonus Beats|
|B3||–The Staple Singers||This World (Remix)|
- Remix [Un-credted] – Danny Krivit