KCRW: Mavis Staples
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and first lady of joyous song, Mavis Staples, sits down with Jason Bentley to chat...
NPR Music Podcast: Gospel Legend Mavis Staples Comes 'Full Circle'
The gospel legend, whose new album is titled One True Vine, has a career spanning more than 60 years. She says of the record, made in collaboration with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, "I've gone from the strictly gospel to folk to country, and here I am right...
NPR's Tiny Desk Concert: Mavis Staples
Music from Mavis Staples' Tiny Desk Concert. Staples is a legend, but she's not stuck in the past. While most know her work with the Staple Singers in the '70s, with hits like "Respect Yourself" and "I'll Take You There," Staples has kept active. Her...
NPR's 2011 Newport Folk Festival Coverage: Mavis Staples
Hear the singer and civil-rights icon in a concert from the Newport Folk Festival.
Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples is a legendary RB and gospel singer. She began singing as part of a family gospel group formed by her father called The Staple Singers. Her newest album, produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, is called You Are Not Alone.
World Cafe: Mavis Staples
The incredible Mavis Staples joins host David Dye on this edition of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. Over her fifty-year career, Mavis has made funk hits like "I'll Take You There" as the voice of The Staple Singers, and she sang down-home...
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