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Watch Mavis Staples Perform "Build A Bridge" on Jimmy Kimmel

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Legendary R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples performed “Build A Bridge” on Monday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!

“Build A Bridge” is from Staples’ sixteenth studio album If All I Was Was Black, produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and released last November via ANTI- Records.

“Build A Bridge” features funky, almost psychedelic electric guitar licks, cymbal-heavy percussion and Staples’ uplifting, larger-than-life vocals. Staples and Tweedy also performed the track together on Colbert in November.

Watch Staples’ performance of “Build A Bridge” (and a 2011 interview with the singer) below and check out Paste’s review of If All I Was Was Black here.

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