The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
The soul great talks to us about a glorious career bookended by the famous label.
Presenting a view of life and love that still resonates, ‘Phases Of Reality’ – and William Bell – should be better remembered.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
In February 1971, '(Do The) Push & Pull' went No.1 R&B when Thomas had been recording for 20 years, and was already 53 years old.
On December 21, 1968, Bell entered the R&B listings with the track that would become his first top ten hit on that chart, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
Combining previous single releases with covers of contemporary hits, William Bell’s ‘The Soul Of A Bell’ album remains his definitive artistic statement.
As political unrest swept the world in 1968, Stax Records faced a tumultuous year saved only by the legendary label’s own soul power.
‘Stax Records – 50 Years of Soul’ features performances from Steve Cropper, William Bell, Booker T. Jones, and more.
"The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute To BB King" features performances from Warren Haynes, Steven Van Zandt, Derek Trucks and many more.
The influential career of Isaac Hayes will be anthologised by Craft Recordings with the 22 September 2017 release of The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976).
Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment have announced the 22 September 2017 release of Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax.
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 ongoing celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Stax Records will continue with the 8 September 2017 release of The Stax 7s Vinyl Box.