Đang xem: The best of the staple singers
Our Top 10 Staple Singers Songs list looks at famous musical family group in the tradition of the Pointer Sisters, The Jackson Five and so many other soul & r&b groups that were formed out of family members in the 1960s and 70s. The group combined gospel, soul and r&b music. They were known for singing inspirational music with a soul and r&b beat. Roebuck “Pops” Staples started the group. He formed it with his children Cleotha, Pervis and Mavis. Yvonne replaced Pervis once he was drafted. They signed with gospel and folk labels in the beginning of their career. They signed with Epic Records in 1965.
They recorded the single “Uncloudy Day” in 1965. It was one Bob Dylan’s favorite songs. They recorded singles and albums with Epic Records as well as other labels until Stax Records signed them. The group found greater success once they signed with Stax Records.Once the Staple Sisters signed with Stax, they changed their style of music. They started to sing songs with a message that appealed to r&b fans. In 1968, they released their first album Soul Folk in Action. It features the singles “The Weight, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay and “We’ve Got To Get Ourselves Together.” They released their second album We’ll Get Over in 1969. The album features the singles “When Do I Get Paid,” “Every Day People” and “Games People Play.”