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Thursday Aug 28 | Something Else! Reviews

'He did it the one time only': How an ad lib changed everything for Steve Cropper

You hear it, roughly 1:15 into a No. 2 pop song from 1967, something that might never happen again.


Related Topix: Soul, Blues, The Blues Brothers

Wed Aug 20, 2014


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)


Related Topix: The Bar-Kays, Soul, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Al Green, Otis Redding

The Daily News

Memphis Music Nonprofit to Honor Stevie Wonder

The music nonprofit launched by Memphis music icon David Porter has been busy since its launch in 2012, laying groundwork and assembling talent.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Stevie Wonder, Soul

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Morgan Neville to Produce Stax Records Film, Broadway Musical

Evergreen Media Group, the company behind last summer's hit horror film "The Conjuring," has inked a deal with author Robert Gordon to adapt his book "Respect Yourself" for both the big screen and a jukebox musical in the vein of "Mamma Mia!" 20 Feet From Stardom director Morgan Neville has signed on to produce Respect Yourself , a film and ... (more)


Related Topix: Otis Redding, Soul, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Two Legendary Vocalists, Ronnie Spector and Bobby Hatfield

Besides the amazing Ian Anderson, it's also the birthday of of two vocalists who defined the 60s and gave us songs we'll remember forever.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Righteous Brothers, Shindig, Entertainment, Television, Phil Spector, Soul, Brian Wilson

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Soul Legend Sam Moore Takes on Bluegrass With New Song 'Jesus & Jones'

During the years between 1965 and 1968, the R&B duo known as Sam & Dave embarked on what turned out to be a magical period.


Related Topix: Soul