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Mavis Staples and Arcade Fire Cover Talking Heads’ “Slippery People”

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Three years ago, at a massive 75th-birthday all-star tribute concert in her Chicago hometown, the soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples covered the Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues classic “Slippery People.” Win Butler and Règine Chassagne, Staples’ friends and admirers in Arcade Fire, helped her out.

Staples has now shared the professionally-recorded live version…