The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul, and R singing group. Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914–2000), the patriarch of the family, formed the group with his children Cleotha (b. 1934), Pervis (b. 1935), Yvonne (b. 1936), and Mavis (b. 1939). They are best known for their 1970s hits "I'll Take You There", "Respect Yourself", and "Let's Do It Again".
Singer Diana Ross with show host and producer Don Cornelius. Ross was one of many entertainers who performed on "Soul Train" in the 1970''s, part of the Soul Train 30th Anniversary "Divas and Kings 2000 & Beyond."