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Elvis Presley: Elvis at Stax

Take one of the great vocalists of the past century, give him classic material to lay into, and you’re bound to come out with something not just eminently listenable, but occasionally revelatory.

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While today rock is ubiquitous, few of us really understand the nuts and bolts of rock’s beginnings and especially not of rock’s crucial debt to the so-called "holy rollers" of the Pentecostal church. That Pentecostal-rock connection is a key to understanding what makes rock 'n' roll what it is.

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