The Johnnie Taylor album containing 'Cheaper To Keep Her,' ‘Standing In For Jody’ and other gems has become a Stax classic.
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.
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.
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.
There’s not a blues guitarist that has not copped Albert King’s licks and fallen under his spell.
The compilation celebrates one of the most memorable years in the distinguished history of Stax.
Multi-instrumentalist and soul legend Booker T. Jones is set to publish a new, as yet untitled memoir through Little Brown and Company later this year.
Soul icon Isaac Hayes will have remastered vinyl editions of his landmark albums Hot Buttered Soul, Shaft and Black Moses released on 2 March 2018.