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4/14/17-Yvonne Staples dies

Yvonne Staples, whose voice and business acumen powered the success of the Staple Singers, her family’s hit-making gospel group that topped the charts in the early 1970s with the song “I’ll Take You There,” died April 10 at her home in Chicago. She was 80. The Chicago funeral home Leak and Sons confirmed the death. The cause was colon cancer. Ms. Staples performed with her sisters Mavis and Cleotha and […]

todayApril 14, 2018