The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production 'Soul Man' became another Stax classic.
They include titles by the Bar-Kays, Booker T and the MGs, Delaney & Bonnie and Johnnie Taylor.
The British singer-songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist ruled America in August 1988 with both the 'Roll With It' single and album.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
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.
The Johnnie Taylor album containing 'Cheaper To Keep Her,' ‘Standing In For Jody’ and other gems has become a Stax classic.
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.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
Defining a whole style of music, its combination of legendary artists and timeless songs has made Stax one of the most iconic record labels in history.
On 6 November 1971, the 'Shaft' LP climbed to No.1 on the Billboard pop album chart, unseating John Lennon’s 'Imagine.'
The playlist coincides with the release of the 2LP compilation of the same name, with digital reissues to follow daily throughout Black Music Month in June.
The blues master's 1969 album had him working with the combined might of Booker T and the MGs.
The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
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.
The soul man from Crawfordsville, Arkansas rang up his 14th soul chart entry with ‘Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone,’ from an impressive total of 43.