I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway
by Greg Kot
A lesser-known account of the life of the lead singer of the Staple Singers. Reveals how her family fused diverse musical genres to transcend racism and oppression through song, discussing such topics as her romantic affairs, collaborations with fellow artists and her indelible impact on civil rights culture. From her love affair with Bob Dylan, to her creative collaborations with Prince, to her recent revival alongside Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, this definitive account shows Mavis as you've never seen her before. Lots of interviews with stars she has influenced. Hardcover. 308 pp.
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