Yvonne Staples Of Staple Singers Dies At 80

Yvonne Staples of soul trio The Staple Singers has died. The baritone powerhouse passed away at the age of 80 at home in South Shore, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Yvonne's cause of death has not yet been revealed. The Staple Singers included Yvonne, alongside her sisters Mavis and Cleotha and their father Pops Staples. Staples helped the group rise to the top of the music charts and get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

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