Work to Do - How Mavis Staples Healed My Soul
From her very first growl
I have been wearing my Mavis Staples t-shirt for three days straight. I have recreated the 13-song setlist from her Friday performance at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County.
I have spent three days trying to find the words to describe how she made me feel - how she washed six years of pain out of me in one performance. How she cleansed m…