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Mavis Staples Delivers At Coachella
Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Mavis Staples Delivers At Coachella

Mavis Staples brought some serious soul and timely social consciousness to last weekend’s Coachella Festival with a rocking performance that has the 76-year-old legend being hailed as one of the festival’s standout performances. Vibe called her “the flyest 76 year old’ at Coachella” and proclaimed “Ms. Staples hasn ...

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Mavis Staples' New Album Out Now
Friday, February 19th, 2016

Mavis Staples' New Album Out Now

It’s an electrifying time for Mavis Staples. Her much anticipated new album Livin' On A High Note has just been released to critical raves, she picked up her second Grammy Award earlier this week and a feature-length documentary on her life is poised to premiere on HBO on February ...

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Mavis Staples To Join Bob Dylan On Tour

Mavis Staples will be joining none other than Bob Dylan for a series of North American concert dates this summer. As is, it’s been an exhilarating few months for the soul and gospel legend with the release of her critically heralded new album Livin' On A High Note and ...

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Okayplayer Premieres Mavis Staples' "Tomorrow"
Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Okayplayer Premieres Mavis Staples' "Tomorrow"

Yet another standout track from the new Mavis Staples album Livin’ On A High Note entitled “Tomorrow” is premiering care of Okayplayer. The track merges a classic pop accessibility with the understated bravado of sixties R&B and Stax soul. It was penned for Staples by multi instrumentalist Jon Batiste ...

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Mavis Staples Calls For "Action"
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Mavis Staples Calls For "Action"

A new song from the much anticipated Mavis Staples album Livin’ On A High Note entitled “Action” is premiering via Fader Magazine. The track, equal parts dance party soul and moving social consciousness gospel, was composed byTune-Yards' Merrill Gabbus who told Fader: "I am stunned that Mavis Staples is singing ...

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