Pops Staples

Gospel music, Musical Artist

1914 – 2000

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Who was Pops Staples?

Roebuck "Pops" Staples was an American gospel and R&B musician.

A "pivotal figure in gospel in the 1960s and 70s," he was an accomplished songwriter, guitarist and singer. He was the patriarch and member of singing group The Staple Singers, which included his son Pervis and daughters Mavis, Yvonne, and Cleotha.

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Born
Dec 28, 1914
Winona
Also known as
  • Roebuck "Pops" Staples
  • Roebuck Staples
  • Pop Staples
  • Pops Stapples
  • Roebuck 'Pops' Staples
  • The Staple Singers
  • Pops
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Mississippi
Died
Dec 19, 2000
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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