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Mavis Staples Is for the Children

Amy Linden, Village Voice, The, 12 January 2011

MAVIS STAPLES digs her some younger men, but she'd rather lead them to the studio than the bedroom. "I think it really makes for a good record when you get a young head and an old person together," says the Staple Singers veteran (and self-described "golden girl") of You Are Not Alone, her new full-length collaboration with fellow Chicagoan and Wilco boss Jeff Tweedy.

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