The fresh accolade comes after Thomas won last month's Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Inspiration Award.
The 2021 Americana Honors, on September 22 at the Ryman in Nashville, will open this year's Americanafest.
The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
Wearing its crown well, ‘King & Queen’ saw Otis Redding team up with Carla Thomas for a laidback and playful album that included the hit single ‘Tramp.’
In February 1971, '(Do The) Push & Pull' went No.1 R&B when Thomas had been recording for 20 years, and was already 53 years old.
The track will be on June's third album 'The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers,' to be released on March 12.
'(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay,' co-written with his great friend Steve Cropper, was released on January 8, 1968, a month after Otis' death at just 26.
The third Stax Records album by soul singer Carla Thomas, ‘Carla’ remains a potent artistic statement featuring the huge hit crossover single ‘B-A-B-Y’.
Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment have announced the 22 September 2017 release of Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax.
The ongoing celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Stax Records will continue with the 8 September 2017 release of The Stax 7s Vinyl Box.
The 60th anniversary of the iconic Stax Records will be marked by a joint campaign by Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment.
The complete Stax Volt Soul Singles box set is 213 tracks of some fabulous soul music along with some great blues records.
Don Davis, the Detroit-based producer, who passed away at the age of 75 but leaves some fine recorded work behind, especially with vocalist Johnnie Taylor.