Randolph College President Bradley Bateman dances with his fianceé Cyndi Lee on stage with Mavis Staples during her performance at E.C. Glass High School on Saturday evening. Staples performed for Bateman’s inauguration. Photo by Autumn Parry
Mavis Staples performs at E.C. Glass High School for Randolph College President Bradley Bateman’s inauguration on Saturday evening, April 26. Photo by Autumn Parry/The News & Advance
Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:56 pm
Music legend Mavis Staples captivated the crowd from the second she took the E.C. Glass High School stage Saturday night for Randolph College President Bradley Bateman’s inaugural concert.
But no moment drove the crowd wilder than when she called on Bateman — who had introduced her as “one of America’s great talents” three songs earlier — in the midst of belting out the 1970s Staple Singers hit, “Let’s Do It Again.”
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Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:56 pm.