TCC Playlist: The 25th Day of December by The Staple Singers

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The Staple Singers

The Staple Singers have been called “God’s greatest hit-makers.” Fronted by patriarch “Pops” Staples, they left their mark on American music with their soulful voices, social activism, religious conviction, and danceable music. We love Pops Stapels’ gospel-based songwriting and folksy guitar, Mavis Staples’ rich, raspy vocals and the beautiful harmonies of their children. Their album “The 25th Day of December” is what we’ll be singing along to at my house this Christmas. Listen to the whole thing here: