Wednesday Aug 20
the Memphis Project
Dual Drive is a project spearheaded by veteran Memphis musicians Garry Goin and Patrick Register , whose sessions credits include work with the Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes, Mavis Staples, et al. On this mostly instrumental outing the duo pays its love and respect to the Bluff City's rich musical history, covering songs originally recorded ... (more)
Exclusive: Isaac Hayes Family Pushes Legacy Into the Future...
This week marks six years since the untimely passing of music legend Isaac Hayes , but it should also be noted as new beginning of sorts.
Two Potential Stax Records Musicals Face Legal Battle Over Publishing Rights
Last month, Broadway.com reported that Concord Music Group and Stuart Benjamin intended to launch a musical about Stax Records , the Memphis record label that brought us the music of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and more.
Lawsuit Explores Who Owns Rights to a Stax Records Musical
Records, which launched the careers of such soul artists as Otis Redding , Isaac Hayes and Booker T. & the MG's amid the racial tension of the civil rights era.
Theme from Shaft and Continuous Improvement of Your Compliance Program, Part I
The composer of what I believe to be the absolute coolest movie theme ever was born on this date in 1942, Isaac Hayes.
Netroots Radio Presents: "The Fugitives of Pain Go By"
I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Memphis Blues Fest coming to the Mahaffey
Soul and blues men Booker T. Jones, The Bar-Kays and William Bell - modern music makers who brought 'soul' into the mainstream - will bring the Memphis Music Fest to downtown St. Petersburg on Friday, Aug. 8, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S. This concert will feature a triple-header of soul and blues men, including Booker T. Jones, ... (more)
Ten Best James Brown Appearances in Movies and on TV
With Get on Up opening tonight movie audiences will be reintroduced to the hardest working man in show business, the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, and yes, this is all the same person: Mr. James Brown.
Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner
A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.
River Front Times
The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2
This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.
Cornerspotter: Cornerspotted: Highland & Willoughby, Sunset & Sunset Plaza
Congratulations to first-time commenter JC , who correctly guessed that the building that was a linen supply company on The Rockford Files sits at the northeast corner of Willoughby and Highland , and is home in real life to the Alsco linen service.