The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
There’s not a blues guitarist that has not copped Albert King’s licks and fallen under his spell.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
The Monterey Pop Festival was the epitome of the Summer Of Love. A festival at which reputations were made and there was nothing but peace and love…
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
The influential career of Isaac Hayes will be anthologised by Craft Recordings with the 22 September 2017 release of The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976).
Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment have announced the 22 September 2017 release of Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax.
uDiscover talks to the stars of the one-off celebration concert Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul show at the Royal Albert Hall on 1 September 2017.
Booker T. Jones, born 12 November 2015, has been in our musical consciousness for decades, and remains in demand for both his current and classic exploits.
Recorded with Booker T And The MG’s at Stax Records Studios in 1969, Years Gone By became the highest charting album of Albert King’s career
William Bell, a much-admired survivor of the vintage Stax era, is back on the label. His album This Is Where I Live is out on Stax via Concord on 3 June.
Bar-Kays co-founder Ben Cauley, who died Sept 21, connects Otis Redding, with whom the Bar-Kays toured, and Keith Richards, on whose new album he appears.
The soundtrack of ‘Legend,’ starring Tom Hardy as both of the Kray twins, is full of legends itself, such as Clapton, Mayall, the Small Faces and many more.