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The story of "Kandi"

Unless you never turned on the radio in 2010, you couldn't have missed one EskimO's song Kandi. Have you ever wondered what  " Kandi" has to do with the song? It all started with Patsy Cline! Shortly before she died, she recorded a song called " He Called Me Baby". In 2004, R& B singer Candi Staton covered the tune: That's the female voice you hear in the One EskimO song. And now you know.... the rest of the story.

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12/27/2010 7:45AM
The story of "Kandi"
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12/30/2010 11:56AM
Anne
I'm confused. So did Candi Staton do backup vocals on Kandi, or did One eskimO sample her vocals and include that in the track?
12/30/2010 12:05PM
gabby
Anne, Yes, they sampled her for the album and even play it when they do the song live. This is one awesome band. Can't wait to hear what they'll do next!@
12/30/2010 1:16PM
Linda Weidemann
Hey, Gabby -- Looks like Stanton's video above is mislabeled. Here's a link to Stanton's version of "He Called Me Baby": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txOo9T1jn5Y&feature=related Happy New Year, and thank you and the team for making Triple M fun.
12/31/2010 12:17PM
thomkatmom
Thanks you, Linda Weidermann. Couldn't figure how that recording fit in!
01/22/2016 11:14PM
1971
Candi Stanton's version is from 1971
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