The collection is part of Craft's 'Made In Memphis' campaign and features many of Stax's biggest stars and songs of the era, such as Eddie Floyd, the Staple Singers and Albert King.
'Mustang Sally' and 'Respect Yourself' writer Mack Rice died on Monday (27) at 82 in Detroit, of complications resulting from Alzheimer's disease.
John Mayall, Elvin Bishop, the partners in Malaco Records and a Mamie Smith classic will be among the inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame for 2016.
Robert Gordon's wonderful book, Respect Yourself, tells the story of Stax Records, a story that's closer to a Greek Tragedy than modern day record company.
The complete Stax Volt Soul Singles box set is 213 tracks of some fabulous soul music along with some great blues records.