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Mon February 24, 2014

Mavis Staples Spotlight Rounds Out February Feature

Crossroads' Staple Singers tribute continues with releases from Mavis Staples
Credit Chris Strong/Courtesy of the artist for npr.org

Friday, Feb.  28/Sunday, Mar. 2 2014

Crossroads wraps up its month-long salute to The Staple Singers with music from Mavis Staples – including selections from her first solo album recorded while the Staples were on Stax, one of two albums she did with Prince, guest appearances with Maria Muldaur and Robben Ford, and in hour two, a special featuring Mavis Staples at the Newport Folk Festival. Plus new music from Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Joe Louis Walker, Root Doctor and more.

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