mavis-staples,Have a Little Faith [Mavis Staples], The Very Best of the Staple Singers [Stax], Writing in the Margins, Boy Meets Girl [Various Artists] , I Believe to My Soul
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CD Have a Little Faith [Mavis Staples]
Rolling Stone (p.176) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Staples shows sheer vocal authority, and she can still deliver a spine-chilling 'amen.'"Uncut (p.140) - 3 stars out of 5 -"[A] minor gem. A good band and decent songs bring out the best in her still-smouldering voice."Down Beat (p.76) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "The production is fresh throughout and Staples' throaty vocals remain unparalleled."Living Blues (pp.38-9) - "[S]he warns, cajoles, encourages, and challenges us in a voice both rich with wisdom and redolent with the light of faith..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[I]ts dozen mostly self-penned tracks comprise a solid set that combines the uplift of Staples' Stax-era soul with flashes of the searching, spooky gospel of the group's Vee-Jay years. Worth the wait."
CD The Very Best of the Staple Singers [Stax]
Q (Magazine) (p.134) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Mavis Staples's grittily sensual voice, lyrics that reflected the concerns of black America and the ace Muscle Shoals rhythms section made a potent team..."
CD Writing in the Margins
No Depression (pp.89-90) - "Gorka steps out of his gentle folkie mode twice, offering the high-stepping humor of 'I Miss Everyone' and the lightly grooving 'When You Sing', inspired by Mavis Staples."
CD Boy Meets Girl [Various Artists] 
CD I Believe to My Soul
Mojo (Publisher) (p.120) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Ann Peebles' gospel tones seep through a remarkably faithful cover of Bob Dylan's 'Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You'..."
CD The Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair
CD Touch My Heart: A Tribute to Johnny Paycheck
Rolling Stone (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[The album] deftly bridges the two eras."Uncut (p.116) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]his Robbie Fulks-produced salute expertly summons Paycheck's soulful heartache."
CD Stax Gold: Hits 1968-1974
CD Let the Music Play: Black America Sings Bacharach & David
CD Ultimate Christmas Album, Vol. 3: WCBS FM 101.1
CD Blues & Soul Masters
CD Stax Story
Entertainment Weekly (12/1/00, p.98) - "...A well-picked assortment....No soul-music fan should deny himself this..." - Rating: B+Living Blues (1-2/01, p.83) - "...An overview of the Memphis label's hitmaking activities from beginning to end..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/00, p.96) - "...Sublime soul music....as familiar as favorite old shoes, and as funky..."
CD The Complete Stax-Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972-1975 [Box]
Rolling Stone (12/29/94-1/12/95, p.188) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...By this point, Stax had for the most part stopped trying to chase trends and instead concentrated on its strengths: down-home, funky and gritty urban blues..."Entertainment Weekly (1/13/95, p.61) - "...if you've got an itch for soul that you thought could never be adequately scratched, [THE COMPLETE STAX/VOLT SOUL SINGLES, VOLUME 3: 1972-1975] might just do the trick..."- Rating: A-
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