The Staple Singers achieved their popularity during the height of the civil rights movement.
The Staple Singers sit with the owners of Stax Records, William Bell and Jim Stewart, in Memphis, TN.
The Staple Singers perform at the Wattstax music festival.
From gospel and soul to R&B and funk music, Cleotha, Pervis, Yvonne, Mabel and their father Roebuck "Pops" Staples had several hits rise to the top of the billboard charts.
A headshot of Otis Redding used by Stax Records.