I’m a big fan of NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series. I’ve found it a great (and FREE) way to be introduced to wonderful new music.
SO… In honor of International Women’s Day, which was earlier this week, I count down my ten favorite Tiny Desk Concerts featuring women musicians!
#2 – Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples is a legend, but she’s not stuck in the past. You probably know her work with her family band, The Staple Singers, which was all over the radio in the ’70s with hits like “Respect Yourself,” “Let’s Do It Again” and “I’ll Take You There” (which she excerpts in her performance here). (NPR)
Latest album: Livin’ On A High Note(2016)
Tiny Desk Concert (Aug 2010)
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(Watch video on the NPR website)