The event will take place at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music with Grimes' collaborator on the book, author Preston Lauterbach.
The soul great talks to us about a glorious career bookended by the famous label.
The Johnnie Taylor album containing 'Cheaper To Keep Her,' ‘Standing In For Jody’ and other gems has become a Stax classic.
The album featured a later, temporary line-up of the group featuring Booker T. and co and the soon-to-be Memphis Horns.
Among the best Stax vocal groups, you’ll find some of the finest soul singers of the 60s and 70s, letting you know how it felt to be young, gifted and black.
Presenting a view of life and love that still resonates, ‘Phases Of Reality’ – and William Bell – should be better remembered.
‘Rare Stamps Vol.1’ found JJ Barnes and Steve Mancha taking the Detroit sound to Memphis for a series of great soul records that are now collectors’ items.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
Of all Booker T & The MGs’ hits and genre-defining recordings for Stax Records, none of their albums had the success of ‘Hip Hug-Her.’
The blues master's 1969 album had him working with the combined might of Booker T and the MGs.
The last in our Stax interview series is on a lady who has been part of the fabric of the famous Memphis institution for more than half a century.
Why do millions of people flock to Graceland or fly across the world to see The Beatles’ instruments? The best music museums offer historic time capsules.
The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
At a time when the music business was dominated by men, the Memphis soul label Stax Records employed a host of women in key positions.