ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here

Pops Staples

American gospel and R&B musician

Pops Staples

American gospel and R&B musician
ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here
birthday
28th
December, 1914
Death
19th
December, 2000
Birth Place
Winona, Mississippi, U.S.
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Roebuck “Pops” Staples (December 28, 1914 – December 19, 2000) was an American gospel and R&B musician. A “pivotal figure in gospel in the 1960s and 1970s,” 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.

instruments played
Guitar
Vocals
Also Known As

"Pops"

Associated Acts

The Staple Singers Mavis Staples

Birth Name

Roebuck Staples

Genres

Christian Gospel R&B Blues

Labels

United Vee-Jay Curtom Stax Riverside

Years Active

1948 (1948) 1998 (1998)

Name

Pops Staples

Nationality

United States of America

Upcoming NOCAP SHOWS