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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

  • Oct 26
    Philadelphia, PA, US Mavis Staples at City Winery
  • Nov 17
    Eau Claire, WI, US Mavis Staples with Phil Cook at Pablo Center at The Confluence
  • Nov 19
    Chicago, IL, US Mavis Staples with Kelly Hogan at Thalia Hall
  • Nov 20
    Berwyn, IL, US Mavis Staples and Kelly Hogan at FitzGerald's
  • Jun 02
    Barcelona, Spain Primavera Sound Festival Weekend 1 2022
  • Jun 07
    Brussels, Belgium Mavis Staples at Ancienne Belgique, AB Flex
  • Jun 08
    Paris, France Mavis Staples at La Cigale
  • Jun 14
    Edinburgh, UK Mavis Staples and Amy Helm at Usher Hall
  • Jun 16
    London, UK Mavis Staples at Union Chapel
  • Jun 16
    Newport, UK Isle of Wight Festival 2022
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