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MORE FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAX: VOLT 45 RPM RARITIES 1960-1964.

More From The Other Side Of The Trax: Volt 45rpm Rarities 1960-1968.

Nowadays, Pablo Picasso is regarded as one of the most important and influential artists in the history of art. 1,665 more words

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Black, white musicians united for racial harmony before and after turbulent 1968 in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn– In 1968, it was a time of racial strife and tension in Memphis and other segregated southern cities.

Legendary songwriter and producer David Porter, along with Isaac Hayes, worked at Stax Records and reflected on they way things were. 612 more words

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THE HISTORY OF ROCK 'N' ROLL - 1962 - PART FOUR

CHRIS MONTEZ – CAROLE KING – BOBBY “BORIS” PICKETT & THE CRYPT KICKERS – STAX RECORDS – BOOKER T AND THE MGs – RUFUS THOMAS – OTIS REDDING – AND OF COURSE, ELVIS PRESLEY… 11,283 more words

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Soul Music & the South – A Trip to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Growing up, music was a huge part of my life. If we weren’t traveling around singing and playing, we were sitting around with family and friends enjoying all the latest hits. 744 more words

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Album Review #32: Green Onions by Booker T. and The M.G.s (1962)

If Jimmy Smith broke new ground by opening the gate for the organ to enter the world of mainstream music, Booker T. and The M.G.s were the ones to truly refine it to its peak potential as an artform. 596 more words

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Rufus Thomas : Celebrating the Centenary of a Sun & Stax Records pioneer!

A lot can happen in a 100 years.

Within 60 years of a few minutes of wavering powered flight a man can land on the Moon! 2,194 more words

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Stax Records, Memphis

Driving south on E McLemore I see a church on almost every block. What’s God up to in this corner of Memphis? Houses not dedicated to worship of the Almighty slump among empty lots: paint peeling, porch rails crumpled, concrete warping beneath the wheels of clapped-out cars. 778 more words

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