Tag: Booker T & The MGs

Carla Thomas

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Soul Serenade: Carla Thomas, “B-A-B-Y”

Rhino Entertainment celebrates the 60th anniversary of Stax with a budget-friendly series of compilations and reissues...

Wilson Pickett

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Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “In The Midnight Hour”

It's New Year's Eve! Everybody's waiting for The Midnight Hour...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

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Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Soul Serenade - Respect Yourself

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Soul Serenade: Robert Gordon’s New Book, “Respect Yourself” (Win a Copy!)

Win a copy of Robert Gordon's new history of Stax Records...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Otis Redding, “The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection”

You got to, got to, got to, got to...!...

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Soul Serenade: Booker T & The MG’s, “Green Onions”

Booker T & The MG's never equaled the success of their first record...

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Soul Serenade: The Bar-Kays, “Soul Finger”

The Bar-Kays refused to let tragedy silence them ...

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Soul Serenade: Sam & Dave, “When Something Is Wrong With My Baby”

Isaac Hayes and David Porter wrote a string of hits for Sam & Dave in the '60s. Ken Shane recalls perhaps the greatest of them all....

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Soul Serenade: Steve Cropper, “Dedicated – A Salute to the 5 Royales”

Lowman Pauling and the 5 Royales were a seminal influence on the young Steve Cropper. The legendary guitarist pays tribute to the group on...

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Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “I’ll Take You There”

Ken Shane will be covering the Newport Folk Festival for Popdose again this weekend. Among the artists he looks forward to seeing is soul...

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Soul Serenade: Stax Remasters Series (Win the Set!)

The Stax label released many of the seminal records in soul music history. The Stax Remasters series launches next week. We have a set for...

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Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/10/10

El Ten Eleven – Hotcakes from Every Direction Is North (2007) Ben Folds Five – She Don’t Use Jelly from Lounge-A-Palooza...

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CD Review: Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere, “Midnight Flyer”

You know these guys, at least you know their work. Between them, Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere were complicit in the creation of dozens...