Al Green, William Bell, Mavis Staples, others to help celebrate Memphis soul at White House

tags: AP, White House, Memphis soul, R&B, soul music

WASHINGTON — The White House is going to sway to the sounds of soul next week.

A dozen music legends and contemporary artists ranging from William Bell and Mavis Staples to Cyndi Lauper and Justin Timberlake will be on hand Tuesday to help President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama celebrate Memphis soul music.

Performers will also participate in a workshop on the history of Memphis soul for students from around the country....

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