On December 19, 2000.

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On December 19, 2000, Roebuck “Pops” Staples died aged 85. He was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, regarded as one of the key figures of the gospel, soul and R&B scene of the 60’ and 70’, and was best known as founder and leader of The Staple Singers. He released four solo albums:

  • Jammed Together – 1969
  • Peace to the Neighborhood – 1992
  • Father Father – 1994
  • Don’t Lose This – 2015 (posthumously released)

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