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Mavis Staples
If All I Was Was Black

Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black

Mavis Staples is an American music legend. She was at the forefront of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, as singer for the legendary gospel group, the Staple Singers. Mavis, along with her father, Pops, and siblings marched and worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr on the fight for equality in this country. Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy got together and wrote Mavis’ new album, If All I Was Was Black, which Jeff also produced. The new album is a perfect message for our time and is by far Mavis’ best work to date

TAGS: Americana | R&B | Soul

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"If All I Was Was Black"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Little Bit
  2. 2. If All I Was Was Black
  3. 3. Who Told You That
  4. 4. Ain't No Doubt About It
  5. 5. Peaceful Dream
  6. 6. No Time For Crying
  7. 7. Build A Bridge
  8. 8. We Go High
  9. 9. Try Harder
  10. 10. All Over Again

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Nov 01
    New Orleans, LA, US Mavis Staples, Chris Robinson, Anders Osborne, Larkin Poe, and 4 moreā€¦ at Fillmore New Orleans
  • Nov 10
    Newark, NJ, US Buddy Guy and Mavis Staples at New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Nov 15
    London, ON, Canada Mavis Staples at London Music Hall
  • Nov 16
    Toronto, ON, Canada Mavis Staples at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, Royal Conservatory
  • Dec 02
    Atlanta, GA, US Mavis Staples at City Winery Atlanta
  • Dec 02
    Atlanta, GA, US Mavis Staples at City Winery Atlanta
  • Dec 04
    Bonita Springs, FL, US Mavis Staples at SouthWest Florida Event Center
  • Dec 13
    Denver, CO, US Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats with Mavis Staples at Mission Ballroom
  • Dec 14
    Denver, CO, US Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats with Mavis Staples at Mission Ballroom
  • Feb 03
    Miami, FL, US Cayamo Cruise 2020
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