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Stacks of Stax: Stax Releases

Review by Pete Wingfield, Melody Maker, May 1979

Steve Cropper/Pop Staples/Albert King: Jammed Together (Stax 3009) Booker T & The MGs: Time Is Tight — The Best Of… (Stax STX 3007) The Emotions: ...

The Staple Singers: God's Greatest Hitmakers

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Carpenter, Goldmine, August 1996

THERE'S NO question about it. Forget the Winans or the Hawkins Family, the Staple Singers are the most widely known, best-selling gospel group of all ...

Pops Staples

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Oxford American, July 1998

THE STAPLE Singers didn't get started until ten years after the family patriarch, Roebuck "Pops" Staples, moved the clan from Winona, Mississippi, to Chicago in ...

It's All Over Now: A Farewell to Pops

Obituary by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

Roebuck ‘Pops’ Staples, patriarch of gospel-soul family group the Staple Singers, died on Tuesday, December 19. Possessor of a light, understated harmony voice and distinctive ...

Freedom Song

Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, May 2008

David Burke talks to the indefatigable Mavis Staples ...

see also Staple Singers, The

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