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We saw Mavis last night, a documentary about Mavis Staples and the Staples Singers. It focusses on the evolution of her musical career, showing the amalgamation of gospel and blues (through her father 'Pops' Staples) and their inclusion of freedom songs. What it didn't really do was provide much insight to her personal life, so there are a few unanswered questions (in my mind, anyway). But the music was great, the lady is a musical tour de force, and most of the movie was a feel-good love fest between her, her family, and musicians who really like her. I enjoyed it a lot.

Oh, and one other thing: many, many, MANY years ago, she and Bob Dylan "smooched." Smile
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