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Yvonne Staples, the “baritone voice of” The Staple Singers, has died in Chicago.

“Yvonne helped her family’s gospel, soul and R&B group reach the top of the music charts with “I’ll Take You There” in 1972, shortly after bursting onto the scene with another smash hit, “Respect Yourself.”‘

Staples was 80.

Source: Yvonne Staples of The Staple Singers Dies at 80 |

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