Easter/Passover with Mavis Staples


March 31st, 1999 ~ Easter/Passover show brings sacred music from a variety of traditions and we'll talk with Mavis "I'll Take You There" Staples about her music and spirit. Plus savor the sensual side of Spring with music by Sarah Vaughan, the Allman Brothers, and Al Green.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Rescue Me Fontella Bass
    Chess Soul - A Decade of Chicago's Finest, Chess
  • Take Me to the River Talking Heads
    Sand in the Vaseline - Popular Favorites 1976-1992, Sire/Warner Brothers
  • Walk Over God's Heaven Mahalia Jackson
    Gospels, Spirituals & Hymns, Columbia
  • Here I Am (Come and Take Me) Al Green
    Greatest Hits, The Right Stuff
  • Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen Lucky Peterson
    Mavis Staples & Lucky Peterson - Spirituals & Gospel, Verve
  • Son Of A Preacher Man Dusty Springfield
    Dusty in Memphis, Rhino
  • Holy Ghost Bar-Kays
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles 1972-1975, Stax/Volt
  • Cryin' Holy Unto My Lord Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
    The Essential Bill Monroe & the Monroe Brothers, RCA
  • Daniel and the Sacred Harp The Band
    Across the Great Divide, Capitol
  • Sinner's Prayer Lowell Fulson
    The Swingtime Records Story, Capricorn
  • Just a Closer Walk With Thee Aubrey Ghent
    Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus, Arhoolie
  • INTERVIEW: Mavis Staples
  • Respect Yourself The Staples Singers
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Vol. 2 1968-1971, Stax/Volt
  • Why Am I Treated So Bad The Staples Singers
    The Gospel Sound, Columbia/Legacy
  • I'll Take You There The Staples Singers
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles Vol. 3 1972-1975, Stax/Volt
  • Gotta Serve Somebody Bob Dylan
    Slow Train Coming, Columbia
  • Acknowledgement John Coltrane
    A Love Supreme, Impulse
  • Glory Glory/Jesus on the Mainline ReBirth Brass Band
    We Come To Party, Shanachie
  • In Christ There is No East or West John Fahey
    Return of the Repressed: John Fahey Anthology, Rhino
  • Jesus The Missing Years John Prine
    The Missing Years, Oh Boy
  • Jesus Wash Away My Troubles Sam Cooke with the Soul Stirrers
    Sam Cooke with the Soul Stirrers, Specialty
  • Moses Don't Get Lost John Davis and Group
    Southern Journey Vol. 12: Georgia Sea Islands, Rounder
  • Hongu and Freylekhs from Podoly Di Naye Kapelye
    Klezmer Music - a Marriage of Heaven and Earth, Ellipsis Arts
  • Talkin' Hava Negeilah Blues Bob Dylan
    The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3, Columbia
  • The Israelites Desmond Dekker
    Rhythm & Blues Beat Vol. 2 1964-1969, Island
  • Hava Negila Dick Dale
    Better Shred Than Dead - the Dick Dale Anthology, Rhino
  • Mazl Tov Cocktail New Orleans Klezmer Allstars
    Klezmania, Shanachie
  • Appalachian Spring Aaron Copland
    Appalachian Spring, et al -- New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Sony Classical
  • It Might as Well Be Spring Sarah Vaughan
    Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi, Columbia/Legacy
  • Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Disney's Song of the South
    And the Winner Is...A Collection of Honored Disney Classic Songs, Walt Disney Records
  • Rockin Robin Jackson Five
    The Ultimate Collection, Motown
  • Birds and the Bees Rufus and Carla
    The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 1959-1968, Stax/Volt
  • Wolverton Mountain Clyde King
    Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 3, Columbia
  • Blue Sky Allman Brothers
    Eat A Peach, Capricorn
  • Let The Mystery Be Iris DeMent
    Infamous Angel, Warner Brothers
  • You Got to Move Reverend Gary Davis
    When I Die I'll Live Again, Fantasy
  • Old Landmark Aretha Franklin with James Cleveland & the Southern California Community Choir
    Amazing Grace, Atlantic
  • End Bed: Happyland House of Prayer Brass Band recorded live by Nick Spitzer
    Shout Brass, Smithsonian Collection of Recordings