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Stax Museum announces its “biSoultennial” contest Top Ten favorite Memphis soul songs

In late May 2019, to help celebrate Memphis’ 200th birthday along with other celebrations happening around the city, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music launched a new contest coined “biSoultennial,” creating a Spotify list of 200 Memphis soul songs recorded between 1957 and 1975 and including some Stax hits but many others from other

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Southern Living: Soul Music in Memphis – From great tunes to a gold-plated Cadillac, Stax is back.

Smokey Robinson said it best. “When that Detroit sound of Motown traveled south of the Mason-Dixon, it was different.” You’ll find out just how different when you walk into the new Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis. Here you’ll find 17,000 square feet of sights and sounds you’ve heard all your life: Isaac

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PODCAST: Stax Girl Power!

The Stax Museum has partnered with the Visible Music College in downtown Memphis and their new community radio station WVZM.org to bring you a series of podcasts about Stax Records. In this episode, Bonnie Whitehouse and others discuss women from Stax who were in front of the microphone cranking out hits and behind the scenes

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JOHN GARY WILLIAMS: 1945 – 2019

(Photograph © Jacob Blickenstaff) The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is sad to convey news about the death of one of its most loved “Stax Museum Family” members, John Gary Williams, founder and lead singer of the Stax group The Mad Lads and later a solo artist for the label. He died at his

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