Vulture Premieres Mavis Staples’s Soulful Cover of CCR’s ‘Wrote a Song for Everyone’


On September 14, soul legend Mavis Staples will release a new solo album, You Are Not Alone, produced and co-written by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. On it will be an excellently punchy cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Wrote a Song for Everyone," a melancholy mid-tempo jam from CCR's 1969 album Green River. Now is that something you might be interested in hearing? Good news, then, because Vulture has the exclusive stream for you right here. Take a listen, then let us know what you think.

Listen to "Wrote A Song For Everyone":

Mavis Staples - Wrote A Song For Everyone