The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
The latest in our series about the great names that built Stax is William Bell, who wrote one of their earliest chapters and one of their most recent.
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 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’.
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’.
'(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay,' co-written with his great friend Steve Cropper, was released on 8 January 1968, a month after Otis' death at just 26.
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.