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More on Stax Records from Deanie Parker (Part 2 of 2)

Continued from Part One… Isaac Hayes: I remember when he first came to Stax. I remember when he had hair. I remember when he didn’t have but two shirts. He […]

More on Stax Records from Deanie Parker (Part 1 of 2)

Deanie Parker has an insider’s perspective on legendary Stax Records. As a staffer, recording artist and songwriter, she experienced the label to a degree that few others could even conceive. […]

Stax Records: Written in Their Soul (Part 2 of 2)

Continued from Part One… Some of the demos on the new set feature vocal and simple accompaniment; others are more fully arranged, often including an entire band. The demos in […]

Stax Records: Written in Their Soul (Part 1 of 2)

Most listeners never get to hear demo recordings. Created by songwriters as a guide for recording artists, those demos aren’t meant to be shared with the public. But they’re an […]