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Candi Staton Brings Multiple Stylistic Elements to 'Live Happens'

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Candi Staton has been called the “First Lady of Southern Soul” thanks to a string of hits in the 1970s that included R & B versions of “Stand By Your Man” and “In The Ghetto.” Later, she topped the disco charts, before turning back to her roots singing gospel music. VOA’s Katherine Cole tells us how Staton brings all those stylistic elements and more together in her new album, “Life Happens.”