A seminal part of the history of rhythm and blues music, Bland was born in a tiny community in Shelby County, Tennessee on 27 January 1930.
Recorded at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studios, ‘Rocket 88’ was credited to Jackie Brenston And His Delta Cats, but was actually the work of Ike Turner.
The British singer-songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist ruled America in August 1988 with both the 'Roll With It' single and album.
The lucky buyer will get not just the motor home, but the original paperwork featuring Elvis' signature.
Cropper co-wrote some of the most iconic songs of the 20th Century, including ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of Bay,’ ‘In the Midnight Hour,’ and ‘Green Onions.’
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats have announced their new album Tearing At The Seams, released by Stax Records on 9 March 2018
A new 6CD box set to be issued by Craft Recordings is set to delve deep into the archives of iconic Memphis imprint Stax Records
The winners of North America's 38th Blues Music Awards have been announced, including Joe Bonamassa, Mavis Staples and Kenny Neal
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the debut album, 'Popped In Souled Out' Wet Wet Wet is releasing a 5 disc super deluxe remastered edition of the album.
The first biography of soul giant Wilson Pickett, Tony Fletcher's In The Midnight Hour, is published by Oxford University Press USA on 1 February, 2017.
Leonardo DiCaprio will play Sun Records founder and rock 'n' roll pioneer Sam Phillips on the big screen.
Stax Records has announced the signing of Memphis quartet Southern Avenue, who will release their debut album in spring 2017.
A live recording of bluesman Memphis Slim from 1961, thought to be the only disc of its kind, is being digitised to be made available to the public.
Beale Street has long prided itself in being the main street for blues music north of the Delta. It was also the place where Jug Band Music got its start…
Longtime favourite rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will arrive on Stax Records with an album celebrating the famous company this summer.