Articles tagged stax records

William Bell: This Is Where I Live

Soul survivor reunites with the label that launched his career and the result is captivating.

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5 Jun 2016 // 1:13 PM

William Bell’s Soul Still Rings

William Bell was there at Stax Records from the beginning.

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‘Take Me to the River’, Please

This promising documentary about the past and future of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta music scene is overcrowded with too many captains who steer the boat aground.

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Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul

Dreams to Remember recounts the triumphs and tragedy of '60s soul icon Otis Redding

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10 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

N’Dambi: Pink Elephant

Pink Elephant is at once lush, vibrant, and deeply moving as it sprawls across soundscapes that range from beat to bounce to ballad.

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‘Green Onions’—The Greatest Single of All Time

Booker T. & the MGs found themselves together, in a city of segregation, in a time of severe racial tension, and recorded a progressive, utopian party song.

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30 Jul 2007 // 8:19 AM

Fabled soul-music label gets 50th anniversary relaunch

By the time Otis Redding gets to the first “you-oooo” in “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now),” you know it’s

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2 May 2007 // 6:26 AM

Stax Records turns 50, looks to a soulful future

In the 1997 book Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records, author Rob Bowman called the storied Memphis soul label a “grand accident.” Now

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Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

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"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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