b. Roebuck Staples, 28th December 1915, Winona, Mississippi, U.S.A.
d. 19th December 2000, Dolton, U.S.A.
Pops Staples was a key component in gospel music during the 1960's and 70's.
He was an accomplished songwriter, guitarist and singer.
Pops was the father figurehead and member of the singing group The Staples Singers.
jammed together (with albert king and steve cropper) - 1969 / pops staples - 1987 / peace to the neighbourhood - 1992 / father, father - 1994
Jammed Together (Stax Records 1969)
Pops Staples (I Am Records 1987)
Peace To The Neighborhood (Point Blank Records 1992)
Father Father (Point Blank Records 1994)
The Kershaw Session (Strange Fruit Records 1995)