American Originals: Mavis Staples


American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This episode features the legendary Mavis Staples. You'll hear her family's band, The Staple Singers and their impact on the Civil Rights Movement, plus her solo work and collaborations with other artists like William Bell, Bob Dylan, The Band and The North Mississippi All-Stars. Hosted by Rosemary Welsch.

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