The Staple Singers

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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".

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".

The Staple Singers - oh yeah I'll take ya there and make you respect yo self

The Staple Singers - oh yeah I'll take ya there and make you respect yo self

Roebuck "Pops" Staples (Dec. 28, 1914 – Dec. 19, 2000) was an American gospel and R&B musician. A pivotal figure in gospel in the 1960s & 70s, he was a songwriter, guitarist & singer. He was the patriarch and member of The Staple Singers, which included his son Pervis and daughters Mavis, Yvonne, and Cleotha. In 1998 he received a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in 1999 the Staple Singers were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Respect Yourself-The Staples Singers One of the great groups and one of the great songs of the 1960s

Respect Yourself-The Staples Singers

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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" ... Excellent audio...love this song!!

Staple Singers - Lets Do It Again

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Mavis Staples - Google Search

Mavis Staples | Anti Records

Living legend and vocal powerhouse Mavis Staples is thrilled to release her 12th studio album 'We Get By,' featuring eleven tracks written and produced by Ben Harper.

After more than six decades in the spotlight, Mavis Staples is still one of music’s most soul-stirring voices

G&G Interview: Mavis Staples – Garden & Gun

After more than six decades in the spotlight, Mavis Staples is still one of music's most soul-stirring voices

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

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.

I'll Take You There: Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples Official Gig Poster

Mavis Staples: I'll Take You There Official Show Poster

I'll Take You There: Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples Official Gig Poster

Mavis Staples performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.  Stream her set.

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.

I'll Take You There

I'll Take You There

I'll Take You There by Greg Kot - “A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed...