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Christmas Day 2011 09:00 BBC Radio Scotland

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 April 2011

1/1 Ricky Ross presents an extended interview with the successful artist who has been performing for over sixty years with The Staple Singers. Mavis Staples talks about her friendship with Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Prince and Martin Luther King. In this special programme Mavis describes her career as a gospel & soul singer and a civil rights activist.

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