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Stax Museum to reunite original members of 24-Carat Black for first time in 50 years at free October 6 listening party

In 1973, Stax Records’ Dale Warren was fresh off the success of his smash hit composition “Salvation Symphony” performed by an orchestra the year before at the famed Wattstax concert Stax hosted in Los Angeles in front of more than 112,000 people. He had also arranged Isaac Hayes’ industry-changing Hot Buttered Soul, The Isaac Hayes Movement,

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Booker T. Jones performs with Stax Music Academy alumni as part of Stax Museum’s 20th Anniversary announcement

During a special event on September 14, 2022 at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Soulsville Foundation officials, former Stax artists, and others announced plans for the museum’s 20th Anniversary to be celebrated throughout 2023. On hand for the announcement was special guest and Stax icon Booker T. Jones, keyboardist for Stax house band

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Stax Museum mourns passing of legendary star Dr. Mable John

The Stax Museum is sad to report that Dr. Mable John, the first female artist Barry Gordy signed to Motown’s Tamla label and later a Stax Records artist and lead singer of Ray Charles’ backup singers, the Raelettes, has died. She passed away on August 25, 2022 at her home in Los Angeles. Mable John

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Stax Museum now featured on Kayak.com

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, finalist for the nation’s highest honor for museums, IMLS National Medal, will be added to the Memphis Travel Guide section on Kayak.com. Please see their information about Memphis HERE.

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