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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Mavis Staples Joins Presidents Obama, Clinton & Carter At LBJ Library

From her early days with the Staples Singers performing freedom songs and marching with Dr. Martin Luther King, through her 2007 examination of the legacy of civil rights in the post-Katrina world – the Ry Cooder-produced album We’ll Never Turn Back – Mavis Staples has always been an important voice within ...

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Monday, December 9th, 2013

Anti Artists Nominated For Grammy Awards

As a welcome conclusion to an already abundant year, the 56th Annual Grammy Award nominees have been announced and four Anti- artists have been included. The Anti- family would like to extend a wholehearted congratulations to Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, The Milk Carton Kids and Neko Case for being so ...

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MAVIS STAPLES Delivers Rousing Grammy Performance
Monday, February 11th, 2013

MAVIS STAPLES Delivers Rousing Grammy Performance

The legendary Mavis Staples performed last night at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The revered singer appeared on stage for a moving tribute to the late singer/drummer Levon Helm of The Band. Along with Elton John, Zac Brown, Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons and ...

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Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Mavis Staples Book By Greg Kot Out Jan 21

Soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples is the subject of a new book entitled “I'll Take You There – Mavis Staples, The Staples Singers, and The March Up Freedom's Highway” which arrives in stores on January 21st. The authorized biography by acclaimed journalist and author Greg Kot details Staples' fascinating ...

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013

MAVIS STAPLES To Perform At Grammy Awards

Renowned soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples will be performing at this year’s Grammy Award Ceremony on Sunday in Los Angeles. Staples will be singing with Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes, T. Bone Burnett, Zac Brown and others in a performance honoring the late singer/drummer Levon Helm of ...

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