The Top of Stax: David Porter
David Porter is responsible for some of the biggest hits on the Stax label. And one of the most misunderstood lyrics.
Stax Records: HBO To Look At “Soulsville USA”
Stax Records — aka “Soulsville USA” — had a short, but lasting presence on the American music scene. HBO is tracing its rise — and fall.
Steve Cropper: The Cream of the Crop
Steve Cropper took a long road from a Missouri farm to playing with some of the biggest rock stars. His guitar licks are unmistakeable.
“McLemore Avenue”: Booker T’s Take On “Abbey Road”
“Abbey Road” stunned fans, including Booker T. Instead of just listening, he did the next best thing with his tribute, “McLemore Avenue.”
The Staple Singers’ Soulful Sounds On Stax
Combine Stax Records and The Staple Singers, and you get a box set that captures the group at their zenith.