Stax Records was founded in a garage in Memphis, TN in 1957. From this meager beginning, Stax would go on to conquer the R&B charts. How could they not with acts like Otis Redding, The Mar-Keys, Booker T. & the M.G.’s and Rufus & Carla? Sure they eventually went bankrupt in ’75, but through at least 1972, Stax was a major force in popular culture. “Green Onions,” “Last Night,” “Soul Man,” “These Arms of Mine,” all of these and more are on The Complete Stax/Volt Singles: 1959 – 1968. Every Stax A-side you ever wanted and every B-side you never knew existed is here for the early R&B, definitive listener.
The Stax Legacy
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