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Mavis Staples
MAVIS STAPLES appearing in 59 shows and/or playlists

MAVIS STAPLES

EPISODES OF AMERICAN ROUTES WITH MAVIS STAPLES

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

From the show "Martin Luther King Day" originally aired on January 13th, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: HOW MANY ROADS: BOB DYLAN'S BACK PAGES VOLUME II

From the show "How Many Roads: Bob Dylan's Back Pages Volume II " originally aired on July 26th, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on July 16th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: NASHVILLE

Country and bluegrass neo-traditionalist Marty Stuart may be the hardest working man in country music, but it's a labor of love. Stuart got his start at age 13, playing mandolin with Lester Flatt. Taking a left turn from commercial Nashville in the '90s, Stuart has gone on to record with Mavis Staples, put out a traditional Lakota songs, curate a country music museum exhibit, publish books of his own photography and more. Stuart is a true country music renaissance man.

HOW MANY ROADS: BOB DYLAN'S BACK PAGES VOLUME II

In this second edition of "How Many Roads?" Bob Dylan's Back Pages, we'll rejoin the great American wordsmith by listening to his work from the last 25 years. We won't forget the historic and ancient roots of his modern sounds, from the Old Testament to the Civil Rights movement. We'll hear from collaborators and friends, Mavis Staples and Joan Baez, and from Kris Kristofferson who overheard Dylan's recording sessions while working as a custodian in Nashville. We'll go to our archives for the late producer Jerry Wexler on Dylan's spiritual transformation and hear songs that address outlaws and lovers, memories and mortality.

SMALL TOWN BLUES: JEFF TWEEDY AND JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

Wilco frontman, Jeff Tweedy tells of the impact on his songs of growing up in the blue-collar town, Belleville, Illinois. Music became his creative outlet in high school and lead to founding the seminal Americana band, Uncle Tupelo. We hear from Jeff in his Chicago studio "The Loft" about the emergence of Wilco and the place that making music has in his life, including work with Woody Guthrie's lyrics and producing records with Mavis Staples. In Bentonia, Mississippi, playing blues and running the Blue Front Cafe, has been a lifetime role for guitarist Jimmy "Duck" Holmes. Duck talks about juke joints and moonshine in the Jim Crow South til now- and how he got the name Duck. We'll also hear music of jukes, honky-tonks and nightclubs from Hank Williams and George Jones to Bessie Smith and Mary Lou Williams.

HOW MANY ROADS: BOB DYLAN'S BACK PAGES VOLUME II

In this second edition of "How Many Roads?" Bob Dylan's Back Pages, we'll rejoin the great American wordsmith by listening to his work from the last 25 years. We won't forget the historic and ancient roots of his modern sounds, from the Old Testament to the Civil Rights movement. We'll hear from collaborators and friends, Mavis Staples and Joan Baez, and from Kris Kristofferson who overheard Dylan's recording sessions while working as a custodian in Nashville. We'll go to our archives for the late producer Jerry Wexler on Dylan's spiritual transformation and hear songs that address outlaws and lovers, memories and mortality.

GUILTY PLEASURES: MUSIC WE LOVE MORE THAN WE CAN SAY

We take a deep dive into the memory vaults to spin the tunes that we shamelessly love. From guilty pleasures, including a disco dance number, to confessional ballads like James Carr's "Dark End of the Street" and songs of redemption ala Bobby Hebb's "Sunny," we shine a light on our heart's true delights. Plus, we explore social protest anthems including Mavis Staples' "Long Walk to D.C.," Simon & Garfunkel's "Richard Cory," and a standout R & B version of Pete Seeger's "If I Had a Hammer" sung by Shreveport's Toussaint McCall.

SMALL TOWN BLUES: JEFF TWEEDY AND JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

Wilco frontman, Jeff Tweedy tells of the impact on his songs of growing up in the blue collar town, Belleville, Illinois. Music became his creative outlet in high school and lead to founding the seminal Americana band, Uncle Tupelo. We hear from Jeff in his Chicago studio "The Loft" about the emergence of Wilco and the place that making music has in his life, including work with Woody Guthrie's lyrics and producing records with Mavis Staples. In Bentonia, Mississippi, playing blues and running the Blue Front Cafe, has been a lifetime role for guitarist Jimmy "Duck" Holmes. Duck talks about juke joints and moonshine in the Jim Crow South til now- and how he got the name Duck. We'll also hear music of jukes, honky-tonks and nightclubs from Hank Williams and George Jones to Bessie Smith and Mary Lou Williams.

HOW MANY ROADS: BOB DYLAN'S BACK PAGES VOLUME II

In this second edition of How Many Roads? Bob Dylan's Back Pages, we'll rejoin the great American wordsmith by listening to his work from the last 25 years. We won't forget the historic and ancient roots of his modern sounds, from the Old Testament to the Civil Rights movement. We'll hear from collaborators and friends, Mavis Staples and Joan Baez, and from Kris Kristofferson who overheard Dylan's recording sessions while working as a custodian in Nashville. We'll go to our archives for the late producer Jerry Wexler on Dylan's spiritual transformation and hear songs that address outlaws and lovers, memories and mortality.

NEA HERITAGE AWARDS

It's a tradition of it's own by now! Each year, American Routes celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with words and music from the National Heritage Fellows Concert in Washington DC. Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has presented the fellowships. It's America's highest award in Folk & Traditional Arts. We'll hear a mix of this year's fellows live from the stage as well as great recordings of those from years gone by: The Holmes Brothers, Doc Watson, Treme Brass Band, Michael Doucet with Beausoleil, Boozoo Chavis, Flaco Jimenez, Mavis Staples, Del McCoury, John Cephas & Phil Wiggins, Andy Statman and many more. Blues and jazz, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and klezmer, bluegrass and gospel as well as Native American voices, make a cornucopia of sounds and stories for the holiday!

MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

Singer Mavis Staples grew up singing blues-inflected gospel with her family in Chicago, lead by her father Pops Staples' distinctive voice and guitar style. Their sound transcended the local scene, translating the message of the Civil Rights movement into song. We'll talk with Mavis about her 2010 release You Are Not Alone with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. Then, we'll sit in while jazz songsmith Bob Dorough spins stories of the 1950s jazz world and takes us back to Schoolhouse Rock to share his thoughts on the magical properties of the number 3.

MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

Singer Mavis Staples grew up singing blues-inflected gospel with her family in Chicago, lead by her father Pops Staples' distinctive voice and guitar style. Their sound transcended the local scene, translating the message of the Civil Rights movement into song. We'll talk with Mavis about her latest efforts with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. Then, we'll sit in while jazz songsmith Bob Dorough spins stories of the 1950s jazz world and takes us back to Schoolhouse Rock to share his thoughts on the magical properties of the number 3.

MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

Singer Mavis Staples grew up singing blues-inflected gospel with her family in Chicago, lead by her father Pops Staples's distinctive voice and guitar style. Their sound transcended the local scene, translating the message of the Civil Rights movement into song. We'll talk with Mavis about her latest efforts with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. Then, we'll sit in while jazz songsmith Bob Dorough spins stories of the 1950s jazz world and takes us back to Schoolhouse Rock to share his thoughts on the magical properties of the number 3.

MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

Singer Mavis Staples grew up singing blues-inflected gospel with her family in Chicago, lead by her father Pops Staples's distinctive voice and guitar style. Their sound transcended the local scene, translating the message of the Civil Rights movement into song. We'll talk with Mavis about her latest efforts with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. Then, we'll sit in while jazz songsmith Bob Dorough spins stories of the 1950s jazz world and takes us back to Schoolhouse Rock to share his thoughts on the magical properties of the number 3.

MARTIN LUTHER KING IN MUSIC

The spirit of the late Civil Rights leader informs this bittersweet, but uplifting, look back and ahead with music from Sam Cooke, Herbie Hancock, and Johnny Cash. Plus gospel singer Mavis Staples recalls her family's involvement with Dr. King.

EASTER/PASSOVER WITH MAVIS STAPLES

Easter/Passover show brings sacred music from a variety of traditions and we'll talk with Mavis "I'll Take You There" Staples about her music and spirit. Plus savor the sensual side of Spring with music by Sarah Vaughan, the Allman Brothers, and Al Green.

EASTER / PASSOVER WITH MAVIS STAPLES

Easter/Passover show brings sacred music from a variety of traditions and we'll talk with Mavis "I'll take You There" Staples about her music and spirit. Plus savor the sensual side of Spring.

FROM THE SHOW: THE 2017 NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP CONCERT AND CELEBRATION

From the show "The 2017 National Heritage Fellowship Concert and Celebration" originally aired on November 22nd, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: LOVERS, BROTHERS AND OTHERS: MAKING SWEET MUSIC TOGETHER

From the show "Lovers, Brothers and Others: Making Sweet Music Together" originally aired on August 10th, 2016

FROM THE SHOW: SOUL SISTERS

From the show "Soul Sisters" originally aired on February 24th, 2016

FROM THE SHOW: LOVERS, BROTHERS AND OTHERS: MAKING SWEET MUSIC TOGETHER

From the show "Lovers, Brothers and Others: Making Sweet Music Together" originally aired on April 1st, 2015

FROM THE SHOW: MEN OF STEEL AND SOUL: THE CAMPBELL BROTHERS AND WALTER "WOLFMAN" WASHINGTON

From the show "Men of Steel and Soul: The Campbell Brothers and Walter "Wolfman" Washington" originally aired on March 25th, 2015

FROM THE SHOW: SOUL SISTERS

From the show "Soul Sisters" originally aired on March 18th, 2015

FROM THE SHOW: HARD TIMES AND HONKY TONKS: DALE WATSON, GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS

From the show "Hard Times and Honky Tonks: Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings" originally aired on February 4th, 2015

FROM THE SHOW: LOVERS, BROTHERS AND OTHERS: MAKING SWEET MUSIC TOGETHER

From the show "Lovers, Brothers and Others: Making Sweet Music Together" originally aired on October 1st, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: SOUL SISTERS

From the show "Soul Sisters" originally aired on September 3rd, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on July 16th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on July 16th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER WITH DONALD HARRISON, JR. AND HOLMES BROTHERS

From the show "Easter with Donald Harrison, Jr. and Holmes Brothers" originally aired on April 16th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: WORDS & MUSIC

From the show "Words & Music" originally aired on March 5th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: LOVERS, BROTHERS AND OTHERS: MAKING SWEET MUSIC TOGETHER

From the show "Lovers, Brothers and Others: Making Sweet Music Together" originally aired on February 12th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: SOUL SISTERS

From the show "Soul Sisters" originally aired on January 22nd, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIPS CONCERT

From the show "NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert" originally aired on November 27th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: HARD TIMES AND HONKY TONKS: DALE WATSON, GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS

From the show "Hard Times and Honky Tonks: Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings" originally aired on June 26th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: WORDS & MUSIC

From the show "Words & Music" originally aired on May 15th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: MEN OF STEEL AND SOUL

From the show "Men of Steel and Soul" originally aired on May 8th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: HARD TIMES AND HONKY TONKS: DALE WATSON, GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS

From the show "Hard Times and Honky Tonks: Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings" originally aired on July 25th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on June 20th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on June 20th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: WORDS & MUSIC

From the show "Words & Music" originally aired on May 30th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: MEN OF STEEL AND SOUL

From the show "Men of Steel and Soul" originally aired on May 2nd, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: HARD TIMES AND HONKY TONKS: DALE WATSON, DAVID RAWLINGS AND GILLIAN WELCH

From the show "Hard Times and Honky Tonks: Dale Watson, David Rawlings and Gillian Welch" originally aired on September 21st, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: MEN OF STEEL AND SOUL

From the show "Men of Steel and Soul" originally aired on August 17th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on April 27th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on April 27th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER WITH DONALD HARRISON, JR. AND THE HOLMES BROTHERS

From the show "Easter with Donald Harrison, Jr. and the Holmes Brothers" originally aired on April 20th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on October 13th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: MAVIS STAPLES & BOB DOROUGH

From the show "Mavis Staples & Bob Dorough" originally aired on October 13th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME: WORDS AND MUSIC IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

From the show "A Change is Gonna Come: Words and Music in the Spirit of Martin Luther King" originally aired on January 13th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP CONCERT AND CELEBRATION

From the show "National Heritage Fellowship Concert and Celebration" originally aired on December 23rd, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER WITH DONALD HARRISON, JR. AND THE HOLMES BROTHERS

From the show "Easter with Donald Harrison, Jr. and the Holmes Brothers" originally aired on April 8th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME: WORDS AND MUSIC IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

From the show "A Change is Gonna Come: Words and Music in the Spirit of Martin Luther King" originally aired on January 14th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER / PASSOVER WITH MAVIS STAPLES

From the show "Easter / Passover with Mavis Staples" originally aired on April 8th, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER/PASSOVER WITH MAVIS STAPLES

From the show "Easter/Passover with Mavis Staples" originally aired on March 31st, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: MARTIN LUTHER KING IN MUSIC

From the show "Martin Luther King in Music" originally aired on January 12th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: DR JOHN / PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND

From the show "Dr John / Preservation Hall Jazz Band" originally aired on September 28th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: DR JOHN / PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND

From the show "Dr John / Preservation Hall Jazz Band" originally aired on March 16th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER WITH DONALD HARRISON, JR. AND HOLMES BROTHERS

From the show "Easter with Donald Harrison, Jr. and Holmes Brothers" originally aired on April 4th, 2007

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