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Celebration of Marvell Thomas’ Life

RONALD MARVELL THOMAS AUGUST 22, 1941 – JANUARY 23, 2017 A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF LIFE  Come and join the Thomas family – Naajee, Leah, Carla and Vaneese – as we celebrate the rich musical history of our husband, father, and brother – Marvell Thomas. We will be joined by our friends, peers within the entertainment […]

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CALLING ALL 1967 STAX / VOLT EUROPEAN TOUR GOERS!!

We want YOUR NAME in the Stax Museum of American Soul Music! As many of you know, next year is the 50th anniversary of the famed 1967 Stax/Volt European Tour. In February 2017, the Stax Museum will open a brand new exhibition celebrating the landmark tour across Europe. We have seen the film, heard the […]

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Stax Museum named one of the most fun things to do in Memphis

According to funthingstodo.io, “Amongst the bluffs on the Mississippi River sits downtown Memphis. This city located in southwestern Tennessee is an urban mecca that continues to grow and expand. Most widely known for Elvis’ Graceland, Beale Street, and The National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis also has plenty of culture, music, and southern food to keep […]

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IN LOVING MEMORY: WAYNE JACKSON 11/24/41 – 6/21/16

Wayne Jackson, Stax and Memphis Horns Legend, passes at age 74. Wayne Jackson loved to fly small airplanes. He loved to cook his special chili for the many bands with whom recorded. He loved to collect memorabilia. He loved the Stax Music Academy and often performed with the students. He loved giving private tours of […]

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