Live: Mavis Staples @ Clapham Grand

If ever there was a singer who could take a rock song and make it her own it has to be Mavis Staples. With her tight as tight band she put her distinctive mark on a few songs that you would not usually associate with cover versions. Of course the opening song had to be one of  the famous Staples Singers numbers, If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me). The spiritual and soulful opening grabbed everyone in the Clapham Grand Threatre in South London immediately and you could feel that gospel vibe, I mean it really bit you. The...

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