Mavis Staples Biography (Wikipedia)
Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She has recorded and performed with her family's band The Staple Singers and also as a solo artist.
Staples was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2017.
- Mavis Stapleshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07flx40.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07flx40.jpg2019-07-30T22:59:00.000ZHighlights of Mavis Staples' set at Glastonbury 2019.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p07fm66g
- Mavis Staples:"Prince was my angel"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vql6w.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05vql6w.jpg2018-01-22T15:05:00.000ZMavis tells Ken Bruce about working with music icon Prince.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05vqjx3
Mavis Staples:"Prince was my angel"
- The little-known story of Martin Luther King's musical backing acthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03m1l2c.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03m1l2c.jpg2016-03-09T16:04:00.000ZA new film documents the life of R'n'B singer and civil rights activist Mavis Stapleshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03m1l68
The little-known story of Martin Luther King's musical backing act
- Mavis Staples speaks to Ceryshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02vrvvn.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02vrvvn.jpg2015-06-29T11:44:00.000ZMavis Staples chats to Cerys at Glastonbury just before her set on the Park Stage.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02vwrrz
Mavis Staples speaks to Cerys
- Mavis Staples - My 70shttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02tq0x8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02tq0x8.jpg2015-06-14T16:59:00.000ZMavis Staples, member of The Staple Singers, remembers the decade.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02tq0yp
Mavis Staples - My 70s
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