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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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LIVE IN STUDIO A: Memphis Ukulele Band

One of Memphis music icon Sam Phillips’ favorite sayings was, “If you’re not doing something different, you’re not doing anything.” With a unique ensemble sound and surprisingly diverse repertoire, Memphis Ukulele Band is firmly rooted in Memphis music’s maverick tradition. And like so much great Memphis music, this story starts at Sun Studio. It was […]

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LIVE IN STUDIO A: Big Baby

Born and raised in Shreveport LA, Tameka “Big Baby” Goodman has established herself as the most well known performer in North Louisiana. For years she opened for regional concerts and sang background for many stars, but her 2006 debut release gave Goodman a chance to share a bit of her own heart and soul. She is now one […]

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BACK IN THE FOLD

Soulsville Charter School alumnus Kenneth Crawford returns from college to work at a new charter school in Soulsville.   After attending The Soulsville Charter School (TSCS) from February 2006 until graduating in the first graduating class in May 2012, Kenneth Crawford attended Wiley College in Marshall, Texas and graduated in May 2016. Now, he is […]

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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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