One True Vine (Anti-Records)
by Mavis Staples

FOR FANS OF: The Staple Singers, Mahalia Jackson, O Brother Where Art Thou
Rating: 4 Stars

Nothing sort of a national treasure, longtime Staple Singers leader turned soloist Mavis Staples once again delivers a hauntingly beautiful rootsy gospel record. Produced for the second project in a row by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, the collection is equally suitable for the church as the hipsters, but never comes across as anything less than an all out spiritual revival.
— Andy Argyrakis

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Contributing Editor

Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, and He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).

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