Mavis Staples feat. Jeff Tweedy “Ain’t No Doubt About It” – Listen

Mavis Staples has debuted her new single Ain’t No Doubt About It which is taken from her new album ‘If All I Was Was Black’ which landed last week. The track is described as “a lilting and warmly poignant country soul track” and features vocals by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, who also serves as the album’s producer and songwriter. On the song, Mavis and Tweedy trade lines about the need for kindness in these trying times before joining together in a chorus that evokes the depth of the two musician’s longstanding friendship.  Country singers with the word “Staple” in their name seem to be fairly common these days.  If you can think of any other stationery related singers do let us know.

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Author: Mark Whitfield

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