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Pops Staples

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Pops Staples

Pops Staples has been played on NTS shows including Pender Street Steppers, with Under The Knife first played on 12 February 2019.

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 70s," 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.

Roebuck Staples was born on a cotton plantation near Winona, Mississippi, the youngest of 14 children. When growing up he heard, and began to play with, local…

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Under The Knife
feat. Ben Sidran, Billy Sheill, Bob Malach, Carl Allen, Deacon, Eric Leeds, Humpty Hump, Jerry Alexander, Kenny Hollman, Mavis Staples, Paul Peterson, Phil Upchurch, Pops Staples, Ricky Peterson, Rufus Reid, Shock G, The Steeles, Tone
MCA-GRP1994
Under The Knife
feat. Ben Sidran, Billy Sheill, Bob Malach, Carl Allen, Deacon, Eric Leeds, Humpty Hump, Jerry Alexander, Kenny Hollman, Mavis Staples, Paul Peterson, Phil Upchurch, Pops Staples, Ricky Peterson, Rufus Reid, Shock G, The Steeles, ToneMCA-GRP1994
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