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The Staple Singers


The Staple Singers were a United States gospel, soul, and R&B singing group featuring three daughters & their father, Pops Staples, the patriarch of the family, who formed the Chicago based group in 1951. They signed with United Records, then Vee-Jay, Riverside, Epic and, eventually, the black-owned indie Stax Records label where they hit their most fertile commercial peak in the early 1970's. In 1967, on Columbia subsidiary Epic the Staple Singers first began moving into mainstream pop markets with "Why (Am I Treated So Bad)" and "For What It's Worth" (written by Stephen Stills[/track]).

Albums The Staple Singers

20 played on Radionomy

  • Be What You Are

  • Stax Profiles - The Staple Singers

  • Let's Do It Again - Greatest Hits

  • Staple Singers Greatest Hits

  • Short Stax, Vol. 7

  • Uncloudy Day & Will The Circle Be Unbroken?

  • The 25th Day Of December

  • The Very Best Of The Staple Singers

  • I Had A Dream

  • The Best Of

  • Be Altitude: Respect Yourself

  • The Staple Swingers

  • Stax Profiles

  • Let's Do It Again

  • Too Close

  • Freedom Highway

  • City in the Sky

  • Soul Folk in Action

  • Great Day

  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot