"Born in 1939 in Chicago, Mavis Staples achieved wide recognition as lead singer for the Staple Singers. She first recorded solo for Stax subsidiary Volt in 1969. Subsequent effo..." Read more
Label: Stax"Recorded in 1969 and released the following year, Only for the Lonely was one of the best LPs Mavis Staples ever recorded. Staples' energy, delivery, timing, and technique were consistently aw..." Read more
Label: Verve"The music of Mahalia Jackson is celebrated on this Mavis Staples solo gospel outing, which features a guest appearance from Lucky Peterson. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi"