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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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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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