Roger Hawkins and Mavis Staples

Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (MSRS) drummer Roger Hawkins poses with Mavis Staples of The Staple Singers during a break in recording in August 1971. The group would record its first chart-topping hit, a cover of Al Bell's "I'll Take You There," in Muscle Shoals, with Hawkins and other MSRS members providing backing.

Courtesy of Jimmy Johnson

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