5.26.2017

STAX RECORDS #60: WHERE EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING!


A 10-volume CD series celebrating some of the iconic soul label's greatest stars; Isaac Hayes, William Bell, The Staple Singers, Albert King, Johnnie Taylor, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Booker T & The MGs, Sam & Dave and The Dramatics. Each CD includes 12 choice cuts from the artist plus new liner notes, all at a wallet-friendly price. #Stax60


Stax also launched the careers of a who's-who of soul music greats: Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd, Carla and Rufus Thomas, Albert King and Booker T. and the MGs, to name just a few.


Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.Founded in 1957 as Satellite Records, the label changed its name to Stax Records in 1961. It was a major factor in the creation of Southern soul and Memphis soul music.

Stax also released gospel, funk, jazz, and blues recordings. While renowned for its output of African-American music, the label was founded by two white siblings and business partners, Jim Stewart and his sister Estelle Axton



Stax featured several popular ethnically integrated bands (including the label's house band, Booker T. & the M.G.'s) and a racially integrated team of staff and artists unprecedented in that time of racial strife and tension in Memphis and the South. Full Bio Here

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