Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

Chicago, IL
  • Gospel / Soul / Rock 'n' Roll
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"All of these songs are me, but in a different way, with a different sound," says Mavis Staples. "The phrasing, the tempos, the arrangements are different, but the messages are the same things I've been saying down through the years. They're about the world today--poverty, jobs, welfare, all of...

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"All of these songs are me, but in a different way, with a different sound," says Mavis Staples. "The phrasing, the tempos, the arrangements are different, but the messages are the same things I've been saying down through the years. They're about the world today--poverty, jobs, welfare, all of... Read more

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