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Day 42, No. 42. Isaac Hayes

HAIRCUT 100: Day 42, No. 42. Isaac Hayes (1942–2008): Soul man, singer/songwriter, actor, producer, voice artist, and one-time owner of the Memphis Sounds basketball team. Hayes came from a Tennessee sharecropper family; his mother died young and his father abandoned his kids, leaving them to be raised by their grandparents. 293 more words

Stephen Carver

WOAE006 Tim Sampson

Tim Sampson is communications director for the Soulsville Foundation which runs the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the Stax Music Academy and the Soulsville Charter School in Memphis. 53 more words

Wide Open Air Exchange

Funky Friday: Too Hot To Stop

Welcome everyone to Funky Friday! Flashback Friday is no more, having been Funkadelic’d out for two straight weeks. From now on, the funk will reign supreme! 487 more words


MEmphis Rock and Soul - Melissa Etheridge

New Album: “MEmphis Rock and Soul”

Melissa Etheridge has recorded her favorite STAX songs! Pre-order now to gain exclusive access to music, videos, & more. She is sharing some special gifts with her fans on… 249 more words


New Album : MEmphis Rock And Soul (sic) - Melissa Etheridge

October 7th Melissa Etheridge’s next album will be released called “MEmphis Rock And Soul ”, an Rock album of covers of Stax Records classics with new verses written by Melissa. 17 more words


Stax Up, Stax Higher

Stax records was not just a record label but a enterprise that will never die. Its soul oriented music still lives on today in many different genres from rap/hiphop to R&B/EDM. 430 more words

On Tuesday, July 20 at the NPR building, the March On Washington Film Festival’s focus turned to Black Music and Civil Rights.

The March On Washington Film Festival… 257 more words