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The Staple Singers

The Staple Singers
Aliases
The Staples
Country
United States
Comments
Soul and gospel group.
Members
Mavis Staples
Pops Staples

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Managed by tsk

Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
March 1972 Reel & Soul Association
1969 (3 artists)
1974 (2 artists)
September 1960 (4 artists)
1977 Morton Downey, Jr.
June 1962 (4 artists)
May 1973 (3 artists)
May 1973 Rainer Baumann Band
March 1971 Darrell Nulisch
1975 (4 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
October 1962 (3 artists)
August 1968 Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
May 1966 (4 artists)
February 1973 Humble Pie
March 1971 (25 artists)
August 1968 Pinmonkey
1968 (3 artists)
1960 (4 artists)
May 1973 (3 artists)
1956 (4 artists)
1968 (4 artists)
December 1965 (14 artists)

Covers by The Staple Singers

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1968 Bob Dylan
August 1985 Pacific Gas & Electric
1974 Willie Hightower
October 1963 Bob Dylan
October 1962 Dennis Crumpton & Robert Summers
1978 Jimmie & Vella
October 1963 Leadbelly
1968 Darrell Glenn
October 1963 Biddleville Quintette
1978 Paul Kelly [US]
1969 Sly & The Family Stone
1967 The Buffalo Springfield
1969 Joe South
March 1971 P.P. Arnold
1967 The Elders McIntorsh and Edwards' Sanctified Singers
1969 Billie Holiday
1978 Paul Kelly [US]
October 1962 (unknown)
November 1962 Dorothy Maynor with Unaccompanied Male Choir
May 1973 Bill Withers
November 1970 Bobby Bloom
1981 Wee Gee
1967 (unknown), Jimmie Davis
1967 The Weavers
1977 Olivia Newton-John
March 1972 Harry J All Stars
Covered by (19 artists)
Sampled by (5 artists)
1967 Blind Boy Grunt (Bob Dylan)
November 1962 (unknown), (unknown)
1968 Dino Valenti
September 1985 Talking Heads
Mary Don't You Weep The Staple Singers 1965 Unverified
1964 (unknown), Bob Dylan
1981 The O'Jays
October 1963 Blind Willie Johnson
1965 The Southern Wonders
1978 Little Junior's Blue Flames
June 1962 The Tuskegee Institute Singers
November 1962 (unknown)
1981 Joe Sun
October 1963 Haydn Quartet with Orchestra
1984 Barbara Law
1968 The Impressions
1968 Stevie Wonder
1978 Electric Light Orchestra
November 1962 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
1968 Otis Redding
1984 Talking Heads
1998 Laura Nyro
November 1962 (unknown)
October 1962 Fisk University Jubilee Quartet
Take My Hand Precious Lord The Staple Singers 1965 Unverified
1969 Gladys Knight & The Pips
March 1, 1994 The Band
1968 The Band
October 1963 Woody Guthrie
1974 Eric Mercury
1964 Washington Phillips
1968 Jackie deShannon
September 1960 William McEwan, The Carter Family
March 1971 O.V. Wright
March 1971 The Temptations

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
March 1972 Covered by (19 artists)
Originally by Harry J All Stars
Sampled by (5 artists)
1975 Covered by (4 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Amen! The Staple Singers 1965 Epic
Be Altitude - Respect Yourself The Staple Singers March 1972 Stax
Be What You Are The Staple Singers May 1973 Stax
City in the Sky The Staple Singers 1974 Stax
Family Tree The Staples 1977 Warner Bros.
For What It's Worth The Staple Singers 1967 Epic
Hammer and Nails The Staple Singers June 1962 Riverside
Hold on to Your Dream The Staple Singers 1981 20th Century Fox Records [1978-1981]
Let's Do It Again The Staple Singers 1975 Curtom
Pray On The Staple Singers 1967 Epic
Soul Folk in Action The Staple Singers 1968 Stax
Swing Low The Staple Singers October 1962 Vee-Jay
The Staple Singers The Staple Singers September 1985 Private I Records
The Staple Swingers The Staple Singers March 1971 Stax
The Twenty-Fifth Day of December The Staple Singers November 1962 Riverside
This Land The Staple Singers October 1963 Riverside
This Little Light The Staple Singers 1964 Riverside
Turning Point The Staple Singers 1984 Private I Records
Unlock Your Mind The Staples 1978 Warner Bros.
We'll Get Over The Staple Singers 1969 Stax
What the World Needs Now Is Love The Staple Singers 1968 Epic
Why The Staple Singers May 1966 Epic
Will the Circle Be Unbroken? The Staple Singers September 1960 Vee-Jay

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Are You Ready? The Staple Singers August 1985 Private I Records
Be What You Are The Staple Singers May 1973 Stax
Brand New Day The Staple Singers July 1970 Stax
City in the Sky The Staple Singers 1974 Stax
For What It's Worth The Staple Singers August 1967 Epic
Gloryland The Staple Singers June 1962 Riverside
Heavy Make You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom Boom) The Staple Singers November 1970 Stax
Long Walk to D.C. The Staple Singers August 1968 Stax
Oh La De Da The Staple Singers February 1973 Stax
Respect Yourself The Staple Singers September 1971 Stax
This May Be My Last Time The Staple Singers 1960 Sharp
Uncloudy Day The Staple Singers 1956 Vee-Jay
Why? (Am I Treated So Bad) The Staple Singers December 1965 Epic
Wish I Had Answered The Staple Singers November 1963 Riverside

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
5000 Volts of Stax various artists 1998 Ace [GB]
Rhythm Country and Blues various artists March 1, 1994 MCA Records

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