1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records
One great song, two great versions. Which is your favorite? Vote now.
It’s New Year’s Eve! Everybody’s waiting for The Midnight Hour
A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label
“Big Bird” wasn’t a hit for Eddie Floyd but it made a lasting impression
Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the ’60s.
Booker T & The MG’s never equaled the success of their first record
Lowman Pauling and the 5 Royales were a seminal influence on the young Steve Cropper. The legendary guitarist pays tribute to the group on a fine new album.
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 one lucky reader.
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 find out.
You know these guys, at least you know their work. Between them, Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere were complicit in the creation of dozens of hit records in the ’60s…