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Mavis Staples

If All I Was Was Black CD

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MAV01-CD
If All I Was Was Black is Mavis Staples' third collaboration with Jeff Tweedy. If All I Was Was Black marks the first time Tweedy has composed an entire album of original songs for Mavis' legendary voice and a nation she's uniquely poised to address.

released November 17, 2017

Recorded and Mixed at the Loft, Chicago 2017
Produced by Jeff Tweedy
Engineered and mixed by Tom Schick
Mastered by Bob Ludwig - Gateway Mastering
Assistant Engineer - Mark Greenberg
Cover Photo by Zoran Orlić
Cover Art - Mark Greenberg, Spencer Tweedy, Trevor Hernandez

Mavis Staples - vocals
Jeff Tweedy - guitar, bass, percussion, vocals
Spencer Tweedy - drums, percussion
Donny Gerrard - backup vocals
Vicki Randle - backup vocals
Kelly Hogan - backup vocals
Akenya Seymour - backup vocals
Rick Holmstrom - guitar
Jeff Turmes - bass
Stephen Hodges - drums, percussion
Glenn Kotche - percussion
Scott Ligon - clavinet, piano, organ, Wurly, guitar

Track Listing

1. Little Bit
2. If All I Was Was Black
3. Who Told You That
4. Ain't No Doubt About It (featuring Jeff Tweedy)
5. Peaceful Dream
6. No Time for Crying
7. Build a Bridge
8. We Go High
9. Try Harder
10. All Over Again
$15.00

Details

If All I Was Was Black is Mavis Staples' third collaboration with Jeff Tweedy. If All I Was Was Black marks the first time Tweedy has composed an entire album of original songs for Mavis' legendary voice and a nation she's uniquely poised to address. released November 17, 2017 Recorded and Mixed at the Loft, Chicago 2017 Produced by Jeff Tweedy Engineered and mixed by Tom Schick Mastered by Bob Ludwig - Gateway Mastering Assistant Engineer - Mark Greenberg Cover Photo by Zoran Orlić Cover Art - Mark Greenberg, Spencer Tweedy, Trevor Hernandez Mavis Staples - vocals Jeff Tweedy - guitar, bass, percussion, vocals Spencer Tweedy - drums, percussion Donny Gerrard - backup vocals Vicki Randle - backup vocals Kelly Hogan - backup vocals Akenya Seymour - backup vocals Rick Holmstrom - guitar Jeff Turmes - bass Stephen Hodges - drums, percussion Glenn Kotche - percussion Scott Ligon - clavinet, piano, organ, Wurly, guitar Track Listing 1. Little Bit 2. If All I Was Was Black 3. Who Told You That 4. Ain't No Doubt About It (featuring Jeff Tweedy) 5. Peaceful Dream 6. No Time for Crying 7. Build a Bridge 8. We Go High 9. Try Harder 10. All Over Again