Fan travels from Illinois to Columbia to see Mavis Staples at Roots 'N' Blues

September 9, 2011 | 7:52 p.m. CDT
Rachel Tompkins from Edwards County, Ill., drove to Columbia to watch Mavis Staple's concert at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival. "I've listened to her music for almost 40 years. This is the most perfect music I've ever heard. I really enjoy it," Tompkins said.

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