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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

  • Jun 10
    London, UK Mavis Staples at Union Chapel
  • Jun 11
    London, UK Mavis Staples at Union Chapel
  • Jun 26
    Lenox, MA, US Brandi Carlile and Mavis Staples at Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood
  • Jul 03
    Orillia, ON, Canada Mariposa Folk Festival 2020
  • Jul 22
    Portland, ME, US Norah Jones with Mavis Staples at Thompson’s Point
  • Jul 23
    Burlington, VT, US Norah Jones with Mavis Staples at Waterfront Park
  • Jul 28
    Brooklyn, NY, US Norah Jones with Mavis Staples at Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell
  • Jul 31
    Camden, NJ, US XPoNential Music Festival 2020
  • Aug 01
    Bethel, NY, US Norah Jones with Mavis Staples at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • Aug 02
    Camden, NJ, US Norah Jones, Mavis Staples, and Black Pumas at BB&T Pavilion
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