I'll Take You There

Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway

By Greg Kot
(Scribner, Hardcover, 9781451647853, 320pp.)

Publication Date: January 21, 2014

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The untold story of living legend Mavis Staples




About the Author

Greg Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune since 1990. Kot is co-host of the nationally syndicated public-radio program Sound Opinions, and the author of several books, including Wilco: Learning How to Die and Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. He lives in Chicago.




NPR
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014

The group's sound broke down musical walls and inspired civil rights leaders. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with biographer Greg Kot about his new book, I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway. More at NPR.org

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