Mavis Staples Tour Dates 2019 and Tickets

Mavis Staples Tour Dates 2019

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Mavis Staples: Background information

Originally signing to the Vee-Jay label in 1953 with The Staple Singers . In 1956 they had their first smash hit ´´ Uncloudy day ´´ featuring the teenage Mavis on lead vocals. Other hits in the 1950´s included ´´ Will the circle be unbroken? ´´ and ´´ This may be the last time ´´ (the latter covered and made famous by The Rolling Stones ). In the 1960´s the band became aligned with the burgeoning American Civil Rights movement and recorded protest songs such as ´´ March up Freedom´s Highway ´´

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