Is Abbey Road The Beatles’ best album? Possibly, and it inspired ‘McLemore Avenue’, which is arguably the finest hour from Stax legends Booker T & The MGs.
The 2019 ceremony will also recognise, among other blues standards, the Muddy Waters song that gave the Rolling Stones their name.
The guitar virtuoso from Fargo, North Dakota started kicking up a storm on disc at the age of 14.
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot’, an album that still sounds in the moment.
We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond's fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.
On 21 December 1968, Bell entered the R&B listings with the track that would become his first top ten hit on that chart, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’
Late in 1969, CCR saw out the decade as they released their fourth album 'Willy and the Poor Boys.'
Our audio interview with the man born in Memphis on 12 November 1944, who went on to helm the musically and culturally groundbreaking Booker T and the MGs.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
George's first A-side composition for the group was an undying and endlessly-covered ballad.
The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production 'Soul Man' became another Stax classic.
Former Journey frontman Steve Perry has released another stirring visual for his track ‘No More Cryin’ off his upcoming solo album 'Traces'.
The compilation celebrates one of the most memorable years in the distinguished history of Stax.
'Born To Be Wild' was an anthem to rebellion, the ultimate biker song and an iconic rock original.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.