On The Turntable: Stax Records June 02 2017

Founded in the late 1950s, Stax Records is synonymous with Southern soul music. Among the many artists who scored hits on Stax during the '60s were Rufus and Carla Thomas, Booker T. & The MGs, Sam & Dave, Albert King and Otis Redding.

Stax Records is critical in American music history as it’s one of the most popular soul labels of all time – second only to Motown in sales and influence, but first in gritty, raw, stripped-down music.

In celebrating their sixth decade, Stax has reprised their relationship with Atlantic Records to reissue many of these treasured albums from their acclaimed catalogue.

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