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Mavis Staples

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Birthday
10, 1939
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Rhythm, soul, and gospel singer who released single "I Have Learned to Do Without You."

Before Fame

Her band, The Staple Singers, toured right after she graduated from high school.

Trivia

She sang the #1 single "I'll Take You There."

Family Life

She married but later divorced. Her father was the famous Roebuck "Pops."

Associated With

He and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were both civil rights activists.