I'll Take You There

I'll Take You There

Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era

Paperback - 2014
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Recounts the life and achievements of the lead singer of the Staple Singers, revealing how her family fused diverse musical genres to transcend racism and oppression through song, and discussing her collaborations with fellow artists and her impact on civil rights culture.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.
ISBN: 9781451647860
Characteristics: x, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm


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Dec 22, 2019

A very elaborate undertaking in attempting to reveal Mavis Staples; however, you get a good glimpse of her growth, talent, and the times, in which she became who, she is.

Feb 26, 2019

I Was So Honored And Pleased To Get Some History And The Fact That The Technology Department Is Equipped For The Disabled To Enjoy Such Iconic Reading Selections !!!!!!!!!!! Krudos To The Staples Family And Harold Washington Pubic Library For Allowing Us All To Freely Experience The Story, Music And Love Of Such TRAILBLAZERS IN A VARIETY OF MUSICAL STYLES............. SALUTE !!!!!!!!!MANY MORE YEARS OF SUCCESS AND LOVE............ DYROTHA TODD DD AS WELL AS, HISTORY. SUGGESTION: NOW........... UPCOMING PROJECTS...


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