Mavis Staples performs "I'll Take You There" at Stewart/Colbert rally

Mavis Staples restores sanity and/or fear at Stewart/Colbert rally

Mavis Staples

Performs title track from new album 'You Are Not Alone' with Jeff Tweedy; closes rally with Staple singers classic "I'll Take You There"

On October 30th in Washington DC soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples performed at Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.

Mavis Staples performed the title track from her unanimously praised new album 'You Are Not Alone' (Anti-) as a duo with album producer Jeff Tweedy.

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Mavis also closed out the rally by leading many of it's participants - from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the guys from 'MythBusters,' to Sheryl Crow and Tony Bennett - in a stirring rendition of the Staple Singers classic "I'll Take You There" that had everyone on the National Mall singing in unison.

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