WorldCat Identities

Staples, Mavis

Overview
Works: 218 works in 545 publications in 4 languages and 12,855 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Gospel music  Rhythm and blues music  Biographical television programs  Soul music  Blues (Music)  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed performances 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Arranger, Originator, Actor, Interviewee
Classifications: ML420.D98, 782.421620092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mavis Staples
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce documentaire trace le portrait d'un musicien qui a grandement influencé la musique folk en Amérique. En offrant des extraits d'archives, de concerts et d'entrevues, le cinéaste nous fait parcourir la vie et l'oeuvre de Bob Dylan
You are not alone by Mavis Staples( Recording )

17 editions published in 2010 in 4 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples delivers an album that pays homage to the original spiritual roots of the Staples Singers. The end result is a warm, powerful, and fervent collection of brilliantly chosen and interpreted songs that includes two new songs penned by Tweedy
Duets : re-working the catalogue by Van Morrison( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Morrison releases the 35th album of his storied career. Here he has re-recorded some of his favorite songs with the help of fellow artists including Michael Buble, Mavis Staples, and his own daughter Shana Morrison
To all the girls-- by Willie Nelson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie Nelson is joined by some of the most talented women in music for eighteen brand new recordings. Here he duets with Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, and many more
Lightning in a bottle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 musicians gather in New York City to celebrate 100 years of the blues in this Blues Music Foundation benefit concert
One true vine by Mavis Staples( Recording )

14 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darker and more uplifting album, anchored by reinventions of two 70s classics. Builds to full tent revival mode as the dark night of soul passes and joy arrives in the form of Mavis' glorious voice
Rejoice and shout( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 200 year history and evolution of gospel through its many musical styles: the spirituals and early hymns, the four-part harmony-based quartets, the integration of blues and swing, the emergence of soul, and the blending of rap and hip-hop elements, walking in step with the history of African-American culture
We'll never turn back by Mavis Staples( Recording )

15 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"***1/2 out of five."--Downbeat
Livin' on a high note by Mavis Staples( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul and gospel music legend Mavis Staples has created what may be the most joyful and uplifting record of her career. Twelve original songs were written exclusively for her by such acclaimed artists as M. Ward, Ben Harper, Neko Case, and more
Go tell it on the mountain by Blind Boys of Alabama( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blind Boys of Alabama are joined by a long list of guest stars, including Aaron Neville and Mavis Staples, for a Grammy-winning collection of holiday classics steeped in gospel tradition
Bring it on home-- the soul classics by Aaron Neville( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful dreamer : the songs of Stephen Foster by Stephen Collins Foster( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The help : music from the motion picture( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by author Kathryn Stockett, The Help follows a crew of Jackson, Mississippi-based, African-American maids in the 1960s, and the soundtrack, a 12-track collection of oldies (Franki Valli & the Four Seasons'), classic country (Johnny Cash and June Carter), and R & B (Ray Charles) dutifully mirrors the heydays of the civil rights movement. Mary J. Blige provides the lone original cut with the achingly lovely, self-penned ballad iving Proof, which was written after an emotional pre-screening of scenes from the film
Take me to the river( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary celebrating the intergenerational, interracial, and undeniable influence of Memphis, Tennessee on American culture and its music, bringing together award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians for a one-of-a-kind musical project and following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album. Features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, North Mississippi All-Stars, and others
Have a little faith by Mavis Staples( Recording )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't lose this by Pops Staples( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1998, Roebuck 'Pops' Staples recorded a final session capping an illustrious career as leader and patriarch of the Staples Singers. His daughter Mavis, along with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, have now put the finishing touches on those tracks
One Lord, one faith, one baptism by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My world by Ray Charles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A piece of the action by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "A piece of the action," Manny and Dave are two Chicago crooks skilled at rippiing off rip-off-artists who exploit the poor. They don't intend to give to the poor until a sly detective anonymously pulls a con of his own: they must donate time to the Community Center ... or do time in the federal pen. In "Uptown Saturday Night," two men who pose as diamond dealers in order to get into an exclusive Black nightclub are robbed when the club is held up. One of them loses his wallet and a prize-winning lottery ticket. Their attempts to get the ticket back lead to many escapes
Gotta serve somebody : the gospel songs of Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Staples, Mavis 1940-...

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Languages
English (124)

German (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

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