Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family's band.
Posts about Mavis Staples
  • Life Break: Go See “Take Me To The River”

    … has managed to capture a piece of American music history that will live forever. The final scene – a collaboration between legendary singer Mavis Staples and the genius talents of young musicians Luther and Cody Dickinson, is just brilliant and joyful. It left me happy to be alive. Take Me to the River is debuting in San Francisco this week…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 8 readers -
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