Tag: Steve Cropper

Stax '68

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Soul Serenade: Stax ’68 — A Memphis Story

1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records...

Otis Redding - Aretha Franklin

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Soul Serenade: “Respect” – Which Version Gets Yours?

One great song, two great versions. Which is your favorite? Vote now....

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...

Eddie Floyd

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Soul Serenade: Eddie Floyd, “Big Bird”

"Big Bird" wasn't a hit for Eddie Floyd but it made a lasting impression...

Wilson Pickett

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Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)”

Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the '60s....

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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...

Music

Popdose 2011: Ken Shane’s Favorite Albums of the Year

There was a lot of new music released this year. Ken Shane wades through it all to find a handful of albums with real staying power....

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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: 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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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#10-1)

We made a list of our favorite guitarists of all time, and this week we count down the final 10. Who's number 1? You'll have to click to...

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CD Reviews, Music

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...