The series will focus on classic, newly reissued albums by Booker T. & the M.G.s, the Bar-Kays, Delaney & Bonnie, Johnnie Taylor and David Porter.
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.
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.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
uDiscover Music presents a history of the English music stylist with a difference — one told by the man himself.
'(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay,' co-written with his great friend Steve Cropper, was released on 8 January 1968, a month after Otis' death at just 26.
In the first week of 1966, the duo arrived on the national US scene with the first in a series of classic singles for Stax.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December 1969 with 'If Walls Could Talk.'
At the end of 1970, '...To Be Continued' further enhanced a solo career path that made Hayes an R&B superstar.