Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
‘Stax Records – 50 Years of Soul’ features performances from Steve Cropper, William Bell, Booker T. Jones, and more.
Finally, after years of dues-paying, the duo had the unswerving attention of pop audiences, radio and TV.
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.