Family gospel/soul group made up of Roebuck "Pops" Staples (vocals, guitar; born 28 Dec 1915, died 19 Dec 2000) and his children Cleotha Staples (vocals; born 11 April 1934), Mavis Staples (vocals; born 10 July 1939), Pervis Staples (vocals; born Nov 1935), and Yvonne Staples (vocals; born 23 Oct 1938). Note that the group's name is The Staple Singers, but that the family name is Staples with a final "s".
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Jelly - Pops Staples
Review of the CD "Father, Father."
Official site includes news, tour dates, biography, discography, and photos.
Miss Funkyflyy's Mavis Staples Page
Interview and album-by-album run-down with the Gospel/Soul legend.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The Staple Singers
Inductee biography and timeline.
Roebuck Pops Staples and The Staples Singers
Biography from the Mississippi Writers and Musicians Project.
The Stax Site: The Staple Singers
Discography of singles and albums by the group on the Stax/Volt label.
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