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Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American rhythm and blues singer. Most of her career has been as lead singer for The Staple Singers. She first recorded solo for the Stax subsidiary Volt in 1969. Subsequent efforts included a Curtis Mayfield-produced soundtrack on Curtom, a nod to disco for Warner Bros. Records in 1979, a stab at electro-pop with Holland-Dozier-Holland in 1984, and a collaboration with Prince in the late Read more on

Mavis Staples has 16 songs that have been featured in movies like A Piece of the Action, Charlie Wilson's War, Christmas Vacation and Graffiti Bridge. What is your favorite song by Mavis Staples?


Songs from Mavis Staples

Chocolate City
Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid
A Piece Of The Action
Good Lovin' Daddy
'Til Blossoms Bloom
Koochie, Koochie, Koochie
Getting Deeper
Christmas Vacation
Melody Cool
Now Many Times
Have A Little Faith
Show Me How It Works
Can You Get to That
Don't Knock

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