The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul and R&B singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (December 28, 1914 – December 19, 2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (April 11, 1934 – February 21, 2013), Pervis (b. 1935), and Mavis (b. 1939). Yvonne (October 23, 1937 – April 10, 2018) replaced her brother when he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and again in 1970. They are best known for their 1970s hits "Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There", "If You're Ready (Come Go with Me)", and "Let's Do It Again". While the family name is Staples, the group used "Staple" commercially.

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1960Will the Circle Be UnbrokenThe Staple Singers1
1961Swing LowThe Staple Singers2
1961Swing Low Sweet ChariotThe Staple Singers2
1962Hammer And NailsThe Staple Singers1
1963This LandThe Staple Singers1
1964This Little LightThe Staple Singers1
1965Amen!The Staple Singers1
1966WhyThe Staple Singers1
1968Soul Folk in ActionThe Staple Singers2
1970We'll Get OverThe Staple Singers1
1971The Staple SwingersThe Staple Singers2
1972Be Altitude: Respect YourselfThe Staple Singers1
1973Be What You AreThe Staple Singers2
1974City in the SkyThe Staple Singers2
1984Turning PointThe Staple Singers2
1990Pray OnThe Staple Singers1
1996Uncloudy DayThe Staple Singers1
1999Gospel GreatsThe Staple Singers1
2006Be Altitude: Respect YourselfThe Staple Singers2
Great DayThe Staple Singers1
Pass It OnThe Staple Singers1
Pray OnThe Staple Singers1
The Staple SingersThe Staple Singers1
Uncloudy DayThe Staple Singers1

Album + Compilation

1979Chronicle - Their Greatest Stax HitsThe Staple Singers1
1986The Best of the Staple SingersThe Staple Singers1
1988The Legendary Staple SingersThe Staple Singers1
1991Freedom HighwayThe Staple Singers3
1995GoldThe Staple Singers1
1995Uncloudy DayThe Staple Singers1
2000Glory! It's The...Staple Singers1
2001Good News: The CollectionThe Staple Singers1
2004The Ultimate Staple Singers: A Family Affair 1955-1984The Staple Singers1
2006Stax Profiles: The Staple SingersThe Staple Singers1
2007The Best Of The Vee-Jay YearsThe Staple Singers1
2007The Very Best OfThe Staple Singers1
2007Uncloudy Day / Will the Circle Be UnbrokenThe Staple Singers1
2015Faith And Grace: A Family Journey 1953-1976The Staple Singers1
2016Amen!/WhyThe Staple Singers1
2017Stax ClassicsThe Staple Singers1
A Gospel Christmas CardThe Staple Singers, Reverend Cleophus Robinson, Pilgrim Travelers1
The Best OfThe Staple Singers1

Album + Live

2015Freedom Highway Complete: Recorded Live At Chicago's New Nazareth ChurchThe Staple Singers1

Album + Soundtrack

1975Let's Do It AgainThe Staple Singers2


1957Let Me Ride / I'm Coming HomeThe Staple Singers1
1961I've Been Scorned / Don't KnockThe Staple Singers1
1967For What It's Worth / Are You SureThe Staple Singers1
1967Why (Am I Treated So Bad) / What Are They Doing (In Heaven Today)The Staple Singers1
1971Respect YourselfThe Staple Singers1
1972I'll Take You There / I'm Just Another SoldierThe Staple Singers2

Other + Compilation

2018For What It's Worth: The Complete Epic Recordings 1964-1968The Staple Singers1

Unspecified type

1999Staple Singers Greatest HitsThe Staple Singers1

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