Last night at the United Center, Arcade Fire pulled out all the stops. Closing out a two night run in Chicago, they put on a tremendous show full of fan favorites such as “Reflektor,” “The Suburbs,” “We Exist,” and “The Sprawl II,” giving the crowd who turned out on a Wednesday night a concert to remember. 236 more words
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With all that has gone on in Ferguson, MO this past week, I kept thinking that there was a song I’d heard that seemed appropriate. It took me awhile, but I finally found it in my playlist– a song by Mavis Staples, from her 2007 album… 502 more words
Public Enemy’s Chuck D has teamed up with legendary soul singer Mavis Staples on a new song that puts today’s rap culture on blast.
The song, released late last week, is called “ 133 more words
74 year old gospel diva MAVIS STAPLES was interviewed in a recent edition of the UK’s Big Issue magazine. In the interview the singer spoke about her memories of Dr Martin Luther King, growing up in the same neighbourhood as Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick and Sam Cooke and a proposal of marriage she once had from Bob Dylan.
Always elevating Chuck D bring the funk back to Hip-Hop with a strict head-nodder, MORE than ably blessed by the legend Mavis Staples.
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Wow, “G”, took me back with this gem of a find. Thank you for putting me on to this feature of the legendary Mavis Staples. This post will be updated, when I locate in my archives, with video of the 70’s concert where The Staple Singers sing… 150 more words