Easter / Passover with Mavis Staples


April 8th, 1998 ~ 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.

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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