Tag: the Mar-Keys

The Mad Lads

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Mad Lads, “Don’t Have To Shop Around”

In the beginning, there was doo-wop ... even at Stax....

CD Reviews, Music

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

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

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

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

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

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

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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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

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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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

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...