The Resource I'll take you there : Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway, Greg Kot

I'll take you there : Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway, Greg Kot

Label
I'll take you there : Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway
Title
I'll take you there
Title remainder
Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway
Statement of responsibility
Greg Kot
Title variation
  • Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway
  • I will take you there
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the life and achievements of the lead singer of the Staple Singers, revealing how her family fused diverse musical genres to transcend racism and oppression through song, and discussing her collaborations with fellow artists and her impact on civil rights culture
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kot, Greg
Dewey number
  • 782.25/40922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML400
LC item number
.K873 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Staples, Mavis
  • Staple Singers
  • Gospel musicians
  • Rhythm and blues musicians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians
  • MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Chamber
  • MUSIC / General
Label
I'll take you there : Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway, Greg Kot
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "That's the guy who sings 'Blue Suede Shoes'"
  • "God was in the room"
  • Sam Cooke and Aretha
  • Modern folksingers
  • For the love of Bob Dylan
  • "If he can preach it, we can sing it"
  • "Freedom highway"
  • "Why am I treated so bad?"
  • "Mavis, you want a hit?"
  • Stax era begins
  • Prologue: "Freedom Highway" in sequined flats
  • "When will we be paid?"
  • Mahalia passes the torch
  • "You talk to me like I'm a kid"
  • "I have learned to do without you"
  • Muscle Shoals soul
  • Back to the motherland
  • "Cleo, you like brownies?"
  • "Respect yourself"
  • "I'll take you there"
  • Wattstax
  • Voices in the Mississippi night
  • "They don't know which category to put us in"
  • A family tragedy
  • Stax crumbles
  • "Let's do it again"
  • "I was never more scared in my life"
  • "The last waltz"
  • Desperate times
  • "Slippery people"
  • Prince and the Holy Ghost moment
  • Pops, the second act
  • Hard time killing floor
  • "Whatever you do, don't give up"
  • "My skin started moving on my bones"
  • "I'll be the history"
  • Hope at the hideout
  • "You are not alone"
  • "When the gates swing open, let me in"
  • "If I could hear my mother pray again"
  • "This may be the last time"
  • "Gospel in a blues key"
  • "Uncloudy day"
  • A guitar, an amplifier, and a gun
Control code
ocn830352121
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451647853
Lccn
2013032633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830352121
  • (Sirsi) a1698775
Label
I'll take you there : Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the march up freedom's highway, Greg Kot
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "That's the guy who sings 'Blue Suede Shoes'"
  • "God was in the room"
  • Sam Cooke and Aretha
  • Modern folksingers
  • For the love of Bob Dylan
  • "If he can preach it, we can sing it"
  • "Freedom highway"
  • "Why am I treated so bad?"
  • "Mavis, you want a hit?"
  • Stax era begins
  • Prologue: "Freedom Highway" in sequined flats
  • "When will we be paid?"
  • Mahalia passes the torch
  • "You talk to me like I'm a kid"
  • "I have learned to do without you"
  • Muscle Shoals soul
  • Back to the motherland
  • "Cleo, you like brownies?"
  • "Respect yourself"
  • "I'll take you there"
  • Wattstax
  • Voices in the Mississippi night
  • "They don't know which category to put us in"
  • A family tragedy
  • Stax crumbles
  • "Let's do it again"
  • "I was never more scared in my life"
  • "The last waltz"
  • Desperate times
  • "Slippery people"
  • Prince and the Holy Ghost moment
  • Pops, the second act
  • Hard time killing floor
  • "Whatever you do, don't give up"
  • "My skin started moving on my bones"
  • "I'll be the history"
  • Hope at the hideout
  • "You are not alone"
  • "When the gates swing open, let me in"
  • "If I could hear my mother pray again"
  • "This may be the last time"
  • "Gospel in a blues key"
  • "Uncloudy day"
  • A guitar, an amplifier, and a gun
Control code
ocn830352121
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451647853
Lccn
2013032633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830352121
  • (Sirsi) a1698775

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