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Mavis Staples


Photo and story by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service “Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!” belted Mavis Staples during her Which Stage set. The crowd joyfully responded, much to her liking. “Sounds like ya’ll ready,” she said warmly. Her band looked to one another in affirmation and began to jam. Soon after, Staples ordered her …