The Amazing Mavis Staples

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2011082920200830 (R2)Ricky Ross presents an extended interview with the successful artist who has been performing for over sixty years with The Staple Singers. Mavis Staples talks about her friendship with Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Prince, Sister Mahalia Jackson and Martin Luther King. In this special programme Mavis describes her career as a gospel & soul singer and a civil rights activist. She shares her personal insights into those classic Stax recordings of the 1970's and her recent album recorded with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.

Ricky Ross presents an extended interview with the successful gospel and soul singer.