Articles tagged mavis staples

Mavis Staples: Livin’ on a High Note

Mavis never really went away. She’s always been in the mix. It’s just that new generations keep finding ways to discover her.

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‘Mavis!’ Puts Mavis Staples, and Her Influence on Music, Centre Stage

Even if Mavis! covers a lot of ground quickly, it offers an entertaining tribute to one hell of a performer.

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12 Feb 2016 // 11:28 AM

Mavis Staples Brings the Joy, But It’s Complicated

Mavis Staples: “I’ve been making people cry down through the years, and this time I wanted to make them smile.”

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2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)

Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

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Mavis Staples: Your Good Fortune

Though only four songs long, her latest, Your Good Fortune, offers a succinct summation of Staples’ range and ability.

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Mavis Staples: New York - 4 November 2014

Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers

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13 Jun 2013 // 9:00 AM

2013 Nelsonville Music Festival

On the opening night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, several attendees reported seeing a meteor or fireball in the sky.

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More than 60 acts are now confirmed for the festival, which runs from May 30 through June 2 in Nelsonville, Ohio.

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Desitively Bonnaroo: Reporting from the Land of Dust and Music (Part 2)

You are at Bonnaroo. You do not sleep. You are not a wimp.

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19 Nov 2008 // 3:41 AM

Live recordings flourish in spite of technology

It has served as a star-making vehicle for everyone from James Brown to Peter Frampton. It went through an unplugged phase that allowed listeners to

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Mavis Staples: Mavis Staples Live: Hope at the Hideout

When a legend comes home, it has to be great, even if (or especially if), there's little of the superstar aura.

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24 Jun 2008 // 7:51 AM

Pictures by Sarah Zupko / Words by Karen Zarker.

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The Staple Singers: The 25th Day of December

A decade before "I'll Take You There", the Chicago soul family released this spiritual gem.

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13 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mavis Staples: Well Never Turn Back

An icon frees her voice by revisiting the past she could never escape.

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Sounding the Call for Equality: An Interview with Mavis Staples

Staples: "What has really changed? I'm 67 years old, and I was here the first time around and it's still not fixed. We can't let Dr. King shed his blood and die for us trying to get justice and live in a world like this."

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Getting Social with 'Dark Souls III'

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"If I invade and murder you, it’s for your own good. I swear.

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