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Mavis Staples Releases “Live in London”
New Albums

Mavis Staples Releases “Live in London”

Legendary R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples has just released a new album called “Live in London,” with Jeff Turmes on bass. The release is taken from a performance at the London’s Union Chapel and comes just a few months before her 80th birthday.

Legendary Vocalist Mavis Staples Releases New Album With Contemporary Collaborators
New Albums

Legendary Vocalist Mavis Staples Releases New Album With Contemporary Collaborators

Gospel and soul legend Mavis Staples’ latest album, Livin’ on a High Note, sees Staples, now in her 70s, performing tunes written just for her, by a wide variety of contemporary songwriters. Songwriters include Nick Cave, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArds, Neko Case, Aloe Blacc, Ben Harper, Benjamin Booker, Valerie June, and M. Ward, who also produced. Of course, Jeff Turmes is...