The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul, and R singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (b. 1934), Pervis (b. 1935), Yvonne (b. 1936), and Mavis (b. 1939). They are best known for their 1970s hits "I'll Take You There", "Respect Yourself", and "Let's Do It Again".
Mavis Staples | Tapestry
Completely unrelated to books, but too good to miss nevertheless… An hour-long interview with legendary singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples for CBC Radio’s Tapestry: Mavis St…
Staple Singers - Lets Do It Again
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Mavis Staples is the most underrated diva of the century. She has an almost superhuman ability to implant the pure power of passion and emotion. - ROLLING STONE. Mavis Staples is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, a Grammy Award & Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner. and a National Heritage Fellowship Award recipient. VH1 named her as one of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll and Rolling Stone listed her as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
Mavis Staples, Live In Concert
Mavis Staples, whose titanic career spans the civil rights movement, Soul Train and solo work with Curtis Mayfield, Prince and Jeff Tweedy, closed the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 27.