The holidays will be here before we know it, and Stax is getting ahead of things with a new release of soulful Christmas treats.
Musicians like Barry White and Isaac Hayes incorporated orchestral instruments into R&B and soul, creating something altogether fresh.
David Porter is responsible for some of the biggest hits on the Stax label. And one of the most misunderstood lyrics.
Stax Records — aka “Soulsville USA” — had a short, but lasting presence on the American music scene. HBO is tracing its rise — and fall.