Mavis Staples ‎– If All I Was Was Black

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Anti- ‎– 87557-1
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Hype sticker: "Soul legend Mavis Staples returns with 10 powerful new songs produced by Jeff Tweedy."

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  • Barcode: 045778755714
  • Matrix / Runout: 87557-1-A CB
  • Matrix / Runout: 87557-1-B CB

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7557-2 Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black(CD, Album) Anti- 7557-2 Benelux 2017 Sell This Version
7557-1 Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black(LP, Album) Anti- 7557-1 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
87557-2 Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black(CD, Album) Anti- 87557-2 US 2017 Sell This Version

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WesHeadley

WesHeadley

April 23, 2018
edited 3 months ago

A truly excellent album from a soul legend. Songs co-written and produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco-- but this is Mavis's record all the way. This album is totally in the here and now both socially and politically, yet it feels like it could have been made in the early 1970's. Soul, R&B, psych-folk, and rock merge in a stunning collection of songs. Yeah, it's political... it's always has been... Mavis Staples is a force of nature. This music was made to spin on vinyl-- mastering and production are fantastic. The vinyle is clean and quiet-- a superb pressing. Not one dud on this album. Highly recommended!