Mavis Staples On The Stephen Colbert Show

[youtube id=”YXR65pJvQf8″] [youtube id=”0cZyA8991V0″] Mavis Staples was Stephen Colbert’s musical guest last night and she sang “Take Me Back” from her new album Livin’ On A High Note. In the interview portion, she talks about her family, The Staple Singers singing before Dr. King’s speeches and how their gospel music became soul. ¬†And she ends the interview with an acapella performance.