Thursday, May 3, 2018

Music Deaths: Yvonne Staples of the Staples Singers


YVONNE STAPLES, 80

Died April 10, 2018.

Baritone singer with the Staples Singers.  On hits "I'll Take You There (#1-1972),  "Let's Do It Again"  (#1-1975) and "Respect Yourself"  (#12-1971).  Between 1971-1975 the group had eight top 40 songs that became pop crossovers.

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