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Mavis Staples Talks Las Vegas Shooting & Reasserting Herself As a Voice for Change

1 month ago   |   By Billboard

There's no arguing that Mavis Staples reigns supreme as one of the greatest female voices of all time. A study of her work - both as a...
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Mavis Staples shares Jeff Tweedy-penned track “Little Bit”: Stream

Mavis Staples shares Jeff Tweedy-penned track “Little Bit”: Stream

1 month ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

​ Photo by Philip Cosores
Mavis Staples ' forthcoming record, If All I Was Was Black , was written and produced entirely by her new favorite coworker, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy. The collaboration has allowed Tweedy to write about the current political discourse in the country from a perspective he might not otherwise have been able to, as heard on the title track. On the album's latest single, “Little Bit”, he and Staples take a long hard look at racially charged police violence.
“Little Bit” builds its groove on funky bass and guitar lines, a smoky drum beat tapping along underneath it...
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Mavis Staples - “Little Bit”

Mavis Staples - “Little Bit”

1 month ago   |   By Stereogum

Next month, Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, that she worked on with Jeff Tweedy. We've already heard the title track and today Staples has shared another one from it called "Little Bit," a soulful song that continues the political bent of the first single by reflecting... More »
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