The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
‘Pervis was one of a kind – comical and downright fly,’ said Mavis Staples.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
Widely regarded as The Staples Singers’ greatest album, ‘Be Altitude: Respect Yourself’ was released in 1972 and lifted the group above the competition.
As political unrest swept the world in 1968, Stax Records faced a tumultuous year saved only by the legendary label’s own soul power.
‘Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Vault’ debuts ahead of Saturday’s 2020 induction ceremony.
The visual comes ahead of the seven-CD collection ‘Come Go With Me,’ which celebrates the legendary soul group's Stax years.
The soundtrack album to the 1972 festival, ‘Wattstax: The Living Word’ captured the power, heart and sense of unity and purpose behind the pioneering event.
For Martin Luther King Day, the 'Songs Of Protest and Progress' playlist features an uplifting selection of poignant music from the Concord Music catalogue.
Yvonne Staples, who sang on timeless hits such as 'I'll Take You There' and 'Let's Do It Again' with soul-gospel legends The Staple Singers has died at the age of 80.
Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment have announced the 22 September 2017 release of Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax.
The first album by Melissa Etheridge in her new deal with Stax/Concord, MEmphis Rock and Soul, will be out on 7 October, 2016.
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.
The complete Stax Volt Soul Singles box set is 213 tracks of some fabulous soul music along with some great blues records.