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The Best of the Staple Singers

The Staple Singers

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Featuring material culled from the group's Vee-Jay recordings, this budget-priced set offers up 12 cuts from the family band's pre-Stax gospel-folk days, including signature pieces like "Uncloudy Day," "Swing Low," "I Know I've Got Religion," and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken."

Biography

Formed: 1951 in Chicago, IL

Genre: Inspirational

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

The Staples' story goes all the way back to 1915 in Winona, Mississippi, when patriarch Roebuck "Pops" Staples entered the world. A contemporary and familiar of Charley Patton's, Roebuck quickly became adept as a solo blues guitarist, entertaining at local dances and picnics. He was also drawn to the church, and by 1937 he was singing and playing guitar with the Golden Trumpets, a spiritual group based out of Drew, Mississippi. Moving to Chicago four years later, he continued playing gospel music...
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