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Stax Music Academy Shoe

The Shoe with Soul, benefiting Stax Music Academy Introducing the new Stax Music Academy shoe by SoGiv, inspired by the only remaining original feature from the 1960s Stax Records building at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the outside tile wall at the entrance on E. McLemore Avenue. The shoe is red with the Stax Music

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HBO Original Documentary Series STAX: SOULSVILLE U.S.A. Debuts May 20

The HBO Original four-part documentary series STAX: SOULSVILLE U.S.A., an official selection of the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival and winner of the TV Premiere Audience Award, is produced and directed by filmmaker Jamila Wignot. The series, a production of Laylow Pictures and White Horse Pictures in association with Concord Originals, Polygram Entertainment, and Warner Music

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Deanie Parker’s Lifetime of Soul

The album of Deanie Parker’s musical life began at 926 East McLemore Avenue, the home of Stax Records, where she worked as a songwriter, singer, arranger, collaborator, and publicist. I sat down with her at the same address recently to discuss the many tracks of her storied career. Her experience at Stax through the ’60s

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Singersroom: 10 Best Wilson Pickett Songs of All Time

1. In the Midnight Hour “In the Midnight Hour” is a soul song originally performed by Wilson Pickett. Released in 1965, the song was written by Pickett and Steve Cropper, the guitarist of the Stax Records house band Booker T. & the M.G.’s. The song features a dynamic rhythm section, punchy horn arrangements, and Pickett’s

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