The Staple Singers
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The Staple Singers

Biography

The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul and R&B singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (1934–2013), Pervis (b. 1935), and Mavis (b. 1939). Yvonne (b. 1936) replaced ...

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Biography

The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul and R&B singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (1934–2013), Pervis (b. 1935), and Mavis (b. 1939). Yvonne (b. 1936) replaced her brother when he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and again in 1970. They are best known for their 1970s hits "Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There", "If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)", and "Let's Do It Again", which with one exception ("I'll Take You There") peaked on the Hot 100 within a week from Christmas Day.

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Respect Yourself
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If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
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If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
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I'm Just Another Soldier
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I'm Just Another Soldier
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Let's Do it again
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Let's Do it again
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Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas
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Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas
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Who Took The Merry Out Of Xmas
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Who Took The Merry Out Of Xmas
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You've Got to Earn It
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You've Got to Earn It
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For What It's Worth
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For What It's Worth
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Heavy Makes You Happy
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Heavy Makes You Happy
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Help Me Jesus (Live)
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Help Me Jesus (Live)
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The Staple Singers Biography

The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul and R&B singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (1934–2013), Pervis (b. 1935), and Mavis (b. 1939). Yvonne (b. 1936) replaced her brother when he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and again in 1970. They are best known for their 1970s hits "Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There", "If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)", and "Let's Do It Again", which with one exception ("I'll Take You There") peaked on the Hot 100 within a week from Christmas Day.

While the family surname is "Staples", the group used the singular form for its name, "The Staple Singers".

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