'Love Bones' hit the R&B chart on 13 December 1969 and became the fifth of eight consecutive top tenners for the Arkansas soul man.
Wilson Pickett began as a gospel singer in Detroit, Michigan before finding the blues and becoming one of the most respected soul singers of his generation
William Bell, a much-admired survivor of the vintage Stax era, is back on the label. His album This Is Where I Live is out on Stax via Concord on 3 June.
Longtime favourite rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will arrive on Stax Records with an album celebrating the famous company this summer.
Call It What It Is, the new studio album by Ben Harper with the Innocent Criminals, will be accompanied by North American and European tours.
Stax of Wax, a new retail store devoted to vinyl records and inspired by Satellite Records, the retail arm of Stax, has opened in Malibu, California.
Bar-Kays co-founder Ben Cauley, who died Sept 21, connects Otis Redding, with whom the Bar-Kays toured, and Keith Richards, on whose new album he appears.
Denver roots frontman Nathaniel Rateliff and his band the Night Sweats release their self-titled album on Friday (21), on Stax domestically and via UMGI.
Keith Richards will release his first solo studio album for 23 years on September 18, when ‘Crosseyed Heart’ appears on Virgin EMI.
A newly-seen letter written by George Harrison in 1966 reveals that the Beatles planned to record ‘Revolver’ at Stax Studios with producer Jim Stewart.
Robert Gordon's wonderful book, Respect Yourself, tells the story of Stax Records, a story that's closer to a Greek Tragedy than modern day record company.
The complete Stax Volt Soul Singles box set is 213 tracks of some fabulous soul music along with some great blues records.
Stax Records will reissue two seminal albums from Big Star. Both #1 Record and Radio City have been out of print for many years, in September
Development has started on what is to be a Broadway musical stage production based on the story of Stax Records.
Nine giants of Memphis music have been named, at a press conference at Hard Rock Café, to be 2014 inductees into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
Don Davis, the Detroit-based producer, who passed away at the age of 75 but leaves some fine recorded work behind, especially with vocalist Johnnie Taylor.