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robert kramer


Nashville TN
Post  Posted 12 May 2021 4:19 pm    
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Pervis Staples (85)
Nov. 18, 1935 (Drew, Mississippi) - May 6, 2021 (Dolton, Illinois)

"Sit Down Servant"

"Great Day"

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Joachim Kettner

Post  Posted 14 May 2021 3:04 am    
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Fantastic stuff they did! RIP Mr.Staples.
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Stan Paxton

1/2 & 1/2 Florida and Tenn, USA (old Missouri boy gone South)
Post  Posted 16 May 2021 4:04 am    
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Love it ! That great "family voice" harmony !
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Tony Prior

Charlotte NC..
Post  Posted 17 May 2021 12:42 am    
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RIP Pervis. I used to listen to the Staples Singers way way back when I was first getting my feet wet with playing music, around the same time I began poking around on the guitar . They are iconic as well as an influence

Every now and then at the end of a Movie or on a Soundtrack, one of thier songs appears, my wife will always ask, who is that singing ? man she is good.

Its Mavis ! Very Happy
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Donna Dodd

Acworth, Georgia, USA
Post  Posted 17 May 2021 8:43 am    
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What a sound!!!!!❤️
Donna Dodd
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