Greg Kot

Greg Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune since 1990, covering pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B and more. He also co-hosts the nationally syndicated public-radio show “Sound Opinions.” Kot has authored several books, including “I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the March Up Freedom's Highway,” “Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music,” and “Wilco: Learning How to Die.”
Yvonne Staples, key voice for the Staple Singers, dies at 80

Yvonne Staples was a key voice both on and off the stage during the Staples’ most commercially successful era — including hits such as “I’ll Take You There” and “Respect Yourself."

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Grateful Dead pays slack tribute to legacy

The Grateful Dead pays slack tribute to its legacy.