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NATHANIEL RATELIFF and the NIGHT SWEATS - " Tearing at the Seams "

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats have announced the release of their new album Tearing at the Seams through Memphis’ legendary Stax Records on 9th March.   453 more words

MUSIC

Lean on me, when times are bad

Tonight’s post is going to be a quick one, as this Saturday was as busy as it gets. What I want to share is a few tracks published by the American record label  333 more words

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EM68 - William Bell

Stax legend William Bell joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days of discovering music, seeing Sam Cooke as a kid, getting started with The Del-Rios as a young teenager, how he first connected with Stax Records, meeting Sam Cooke and what he learned from him, what the environment was like working with such Stax legends as Booker T & The MGs and Mavis Staples, he shares a wonderfully funny road story from his time touring with Otis Redding, what it was like to tour in the segregated South as part of the Stax family, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr, bringing that full circle in regards to performing… 74 more words

Interview

The King of Covers

Covers can be terrible and disgraceful things. But they can also be amazing triumphs, total reimagines that forever change the legacy of the song. Otis Redding’s covers are always the latter. 1,314 more words

Music

My culture picks of 2017

As a person who loves getting out and about to sample everything cultural London has to offer, I feel like I’ve been spoilt for choice this year. 1,059 more words

Arts

25 Days Of Christmas Songs: Day 10

Hello, Vixens!!!  Welcome back to the countdown.

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I can remember the exact moment when I fell in love with this singer.  I was seven or eight years old, and I was in the back seat of my mom’s car while we were on our way home.  726 more words

Music

on music, memphis and blue jays

Today while grading papers, I saw not one, not two, but three blue jays outside my window. Their color reminds me of the pieces on found wood on which I have been working in between the usual on my plate. 196 more words

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