Roebuck "Pops" Staples

Birthday
Dec 28, 1915

Bio: Inspired to use his unique gift as a talented songwriter in support of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s battle for civil rights, Staples Singers founder and father Roebuck "Pops" Staples abandoned the reliable stockyards of Chicago for a challenging career that would ultimately see him the patriarch of some of the most memorable soul hits of the 1970s. Developing his… More

Filmography

Roebuck "Pops" Staples Videos

True Stories
2 minutes 26 seconds
Wag The Dog
3 minutes 34 seconds
The Last Waltz
17 seconds

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