The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
A deep dive into the singles and albums catalogue of the bestselling Los Angeles rockers who were born to be wild.
The guitar virtuoso from Fargo, North Dakota started kicking up a storm on disc at the age of 14.
'(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.
Late in 1969, CCR saw out the decade as they released their fourth album 'Willy and the Poor Boys.'
'Wichita Lineman' was the only one of Glen's LPs to make the top of both the country and pop album charts.
Our audio interview with the man born in Memphis on 12 November 1944, who went on to helm the musically and culturally groundbreaking Booker T and the MGs.
As political unrest swept the world in 1968, Stax Records faced a tumultuous year saved only by the legendary label’s own soul power.
Sam & Dave’s second album, ‘Double Dynamite’, remains an explosive example of the dynamic soul do at their best, and a classic in the Stax Records catalogue.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
Cropper co-wrote some of the most iconic songs of the 20th Century, including ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of Bay,’ ‘In the Midnight Hour,’ and ‘Green Onions.’
The latest audio profile in our five-part Stax Legends series, on another of the label's greats, the 'Knock On Wood' man and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
The latest instalment in our audio series on the great names who helped write the Stax Records story spotlights guitar giant and songwriter Steve Cropper.
uDiscover talks to the stars of the one-off celebration concert Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul show at the Royal Albert Hall on 1 September 2017.
The 1959 Ray Charles single 'What'd I Say' is one of the seminal and much-covered records in R&B history, well worthy of a uDiscover overview and playlist.