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The Staple Singers

The Golden Trumpets (members Roebuck Staples, ..........................................................)

The Trumpet Jubilees (members Roebuck Staples, .........................................................)

The Staples Singers (members Roebuck "Pop" Staples, Pervis Staples, Cleotha Staples and Mavis Staples) 

Royal 105 - These Are They / Faith And Grace – 1953

The Staple Singers (members Roebuck "Pop" Staples born 28-December-1915 in Winona, Mississippi --- died 19-December-2000 in Dolton, Chicago --- cause: heart attack), Pervis Staples, Cleotha Staples and Mavis Staples) 

United 165 - It Rained Children / Won't You Sit Down – 1954
Vee-Jay 169 - If I Could Hear My Mother Pray / God's Wonderful Love – 1955
Vee-Jay 224 - Uncloudy Day / I Know I Got Religion – 1956
Vee-Jay 846 - Let Me Ride / I'm Coming Home – 1957
Vee-Jay 856 - I Had A Dream / Help Me Jesus - 1958
Gospel 1011 - Low Is The Way / Since He Lightened My Heavy Load - 1958
Vee-Jay 866 - Love Is The Way / On My Way To Heaven – 1959
Vee-Jay 870 - I'm Leaving / Going Away – 1959
Vee-Jay 881 - Downward Road / So Soon – 1959

Vee-Jay 885 - Will The Circle Be Unbroken / Don't Drive Me Away - 1960

Vee-Jay 893 - Pray On / Too Close - 1960  
Sharp 603 - This May Be The Last Time / This Same Jesus – 1960
Vee-Jay 902 - I've Been Scorned / Don't Knock – 1961
Vee-Jay 912 - Sit Down Servant / Swing Low – 1962
Riverside 4518 - Gloryland / Hammer And Nails – 1962
Riverside 4531 - Gambling Man / Use What You Got – 1962
Riverside 4540 - There Was A Star / The Virgin Mary Had One Son – 1962
Vee-Jay 930 - Swing Low Sweet Chariot / I'm So Glad – 1963
Riverside 4553 - I Can't Help From Cryin' / Let That Liar Again – 1963
Riverside 4563 - Cotton Fields / This Land – 1963
Riverside 4568 - Blowin' In The Wind* / Wish I Had Answered - 1963 *also recorded in 1963 by Bob Dylan on Columbia 42856 and in 1965 by Steve Alaimo on ABC-Paramount 10712 plus in 1966 by Stevie Wonder on Tamla 54136. 
Epic 9748 - Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw / More Than A Hammer And Nail - 1964
Oldies 45 202 - I Know I Got Religion / Uncloudy Day - 1964
Oldies 45 218 - Don't Drive Me Away / Will The Circle Be Unbroken - 1964
Oldies 45 219 - Pray On / Too Close - 1964
Oldies 45 225 - Help Me Jesus / I Had A Dream - 1964
Oldies 45 228 - So Soon / Downward Road - 1964
Oldies 45 230 - I've Been Scorned / Don't Knock - 1964
D-Town 204 - Standing At The Bedside Of My Neighbour / I'll Fly Away - 1965

The Stapleton Singers (members

D-Town 206 - I Will Trust In The Lord / Tell Him What You Want – 1965

The Staple Singers (members

Epic 9776 - Do Something For Yourself / Samson And Delilah – 1965
Epic 9825 - Freedom Highway / The Funeral – 1965
Epic 9880 - Why / What Are They Doing – 1965
Epic 10054 - King Of Kings / Step Aside – 1966
Epic 10104 - Pray On / It's Been A Change – 1966
Epic 10158 - Why (Am I Treated So Bad)* / What Are They Doing (In Heaven Today) - 1967 *also recorded in 196? by Bobby Powell on Whit 730
Epic 10220 - For What It's Worth* / Are You Sure - 1967 *also recorded in 1967 by Buffalo Springfield on Atco 6459.
Epic 10264 - Deliver Me / He – 1967
Epic 10294 - Let's Get Together / Power Of Love – 1968
Epic 10339 - Crying In The Chapel / Nothing Lasts Forever – 1968
Stax 0007 - Long Walk To D. C. / Stay With Us - 1968
Stax 0019 - The Ghetto* / Got To Be Some Changes Made - 1968 *song also recorded in 1968 by Homer Banks but unissued at the time.
Stax 0031 - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay / Top Of The Mountain - 1969 *also recorded in 1968 by Otis Redding on Volt 157.
Stax 0039 - The Challenge / The Gardener - 1969

Johnnie Taylor / Johnnie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, William Bell, Pervis Staples, Carla Thomas, Mavis Staples, Cleotha Staples

Stax 0040 - Soul-A-Lujah (Part 1) / Soul-A-Lujah (Part 2)* - 1969 *flip by Johnnie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, William Bell, Pervis Staples, Carla Thomas, Mavis Staples, Cleotha Staples.

Eddie Floyd & Mavis Staples

Stax 0041 - Never, Never, Let You Go / Ain't That Good - 1969

William Bell & Mavis Staples

Stax 0043 - Love's Sweet Sensation / Strung Out - 1969

Pop Staples, Albert King, Steve Cropper

Stax 0047 - Tupelo (Part 1)* / Tupelo (Part 2) - 1969 *also recorded in 1960 by John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay 366. 

Steve Cropper, Albert King, Pop Staples

Stax 0048 - Water / Opus De Soul - 1969 

Mavis Staples

Volt 4020 - You're Driving Me (To The Arms Of A Stranger) / A House Is Not A Home - 1969 

The Staple Singers

Stax 0052 - When Will We Be Paid / Tend To Your Own Business – 1969

Roebuck "Pop" Staples

Stax 0064 - Black Boy / Tryin' Time - 1970 (with Mavis Staples on backing vocals)

The Staple Singers

Stax 0066 - Give A Damn* / God Bless The Children - 1970 *also recorded in 1968 by Spanky & Our Gang on Mercury 72871.

Mavis Staples

Volt 4044 -
I Have Learned To Do Without You* / Since I Fell For You - 1970 *Also Recorded In 1973 By Debbie Taylor On Polydor 14219.  

William Bell & Mavis Staples / William Bell & Carla Thomas

Stax 0067 - Leave The Girl Alone / All I Have To Do Is Dream* - 1970 *flip by William Bell & Carla Thomas.

The Staple Singers

Stax 0074 - Brand New Day / God Bless The Children – 1970
Stax 0083 - Love Is Plentiful / Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)** - 1970 *co-written by Bobby Bloom and Jeff Barry --- also released in 1975 by Trini Lopez on Private Stock 45044.
Stax 0084 - Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas* / (Instrumental) - 1970 *written by Deanie Parker.
Stax 0093 - You've Got To Earn It* / I'm A Lover - 1971 *also recorded in 1965 by The Temptations on Gordy 7043.
Stax 0104 - Respect Yourself / You're Gonna Make Me Cry – 1971
Epic 10742 - For What It's Worth / Why – 1971
Stax 0125 - I'll Take You There / I'm Just Another Soldier – 1972
Stax 0137 - This World* / Are You Sure - 1972 *also recorded in 1970 by The Sweet Inspirations on Atlantic 2750.

Mavis Staples

Volt 4086 - Endlessly* / Don't Change Me Now - 1972 *also recorded in 1959 by Brook Benton on Mercury 71443.

The Staple Singers

Stax 0156 - Oh La De Da* / We The People - 1973 *written by Phillip Mitchell.

The Staple Singers / Cal Starr

Stax 0164 - Be What You Are / I Like The Things About Me* - 1973 *Flip By Cal Starr.

The Staple Singers

Stax 0179 - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) / Love Comes In All Colors – 1973
Stax 0196 - Touch A Hand, Make A Friend / Tellin' Lies – 1974

The Staple Singers / Roebuck "Pops" Staples

Stax 0213 - What's Your Thing / Whicha Way Did It Go* - 1974 *flip by Roebuck "Pops" Staples.

The Staple Singers

Stax 0215 - City In The Sky / That's What Friends Are For – 1974
Stax - My Main Man - There Is A God / ? - 1974 (Promo Issue Only) 
Stax 0227 - My Main Man / Who Made The Man – 1974
Stax 0244 - Back Road Into Town / My Main Man – 1975
Stax 0248 - Back Road Into Town* / My Main Man - 1975 *also recorded in 1971 by Willie Hightower on Fame 1477.
Stax 0255 - I Got To Be Myself / Heaven - 1975 
Curtom 0109 - Let's Do It Again / After Sex - 1975 (from the movie "Let's Do It Again)
Curtom 0113 - New Orleons / A Whole Lot Of Love - 1976 (from the movie "Let's Do It Again)

The Staples

Warner Bros. 8279 - Love Me, Love Me, Love Me / Pass It On – 1976
Warner Bros. 8317 - Sweeter Than Sweet / Making Love – 1977

Mavis Staples

Curtom 0132 - A Piece Of The Action / Till Blossoms Bloom – 1977

The Staples

Warner Bros. 8460 - See A Little Further (Than My Bed) / Let's Go To The Disco – 1977
Warner Bros. 8510 - I Honestly Love You* / Family Tree - 1978 *also recorded in 1974 by Olivia Newton John on MCA 40280 and again in 1977 on MCA 40811 plus yet again in 1998 on MCA S7 2053.
Warner Bros. 8669 - Unlock Your Mind / Mystery Train – 1978
Warner Bros 8748 - Chica Boom / Handwriting On The Wall – 1979

Mavis Staples

Warner Bros. 8838 - Tonight I Feel Like Dancing / If I Can't Have You – 1979
Warner Bros. 49054 - Oh What A Feeling / If I Can't Have You – 1979

The Staples

Warner Bros. 49598 - God Can / Unlock Your Mind – 1980

The Staple Singers

20th Century 2508 - Hold On To Your Dreams / Cold And Windy Night – 1981

Mavis Staples

Phono 1051 - Love Gone Bad / Beat Well Done – 1984

The Staple Singers

Private 1   04384 - H-A-T-E (Don't Live Here Anymore) / Can You Hang – 1984
Private 1   04583 - Slippery People / On My Own Again - 1984
Private 1   04711 - This Is Our Night / Turning Point – 1984
Private 1   05565 - Are You Ready* / Love Works In Strange Ways - 1985 (some copies issued with picture sleeve) *also recorded in 1970 by Pacific, Gas & Electric on Columbia 45158.
Private 1   05727 - Nobody Can Make It On Their Own / Reasons To Love – 1985

Mavis Staples

Warner Bros. 28765 - Show Me How It Works / Half Time – 1986
Paisley Park 22968 - 20th Century Express / All The Discomforts Of Home – 1989
Warner Bros. Pro-S-3878 - Christmas Vacation / Christmas Vacation - 1989 (promo issue only --- same recording on both sides)

Updates by Pierre Baroni