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The Staple Singers: I’ll take you there

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One of the classic bands to come out of Stax Records,  the Staple Singers had a no. 1 hit with this song in 1972. This is the real stuff. Take me there.

Sorry, no video with moving pictures that runs without interruption for this song.

I know a place
Ain’t nobody cryin’
Ain’t nobody worried
Ain’t no smilin’ faces
Lyin’ to the races
Help me, come on, come on
Somebody, help me now
I’ll take you there
Help me, y’all
I’ll take you there
Help me now
I’ll take you there

Ain’t no smilin’ faces lyin’ to the races – Da gibt’s keine grinsenden Gesichter, die die Rassen anlügen.

Intro to Respect Yourself, the PBS documentary about STAX:

learning english with songs 🙂 englischlernen mit liedern


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