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Neil Young's new album A Letter Home to be released on Jack White's Third Man Records

Neil Young's new album A Letter Home to be released on Jack White's Third Man RecordsIt has been confirmed that Neil Young's forthcoming album A Letter Home will be released on the...

Smokey Robinson: "I knew The Beatles when they were playing Liverpool clubs"

Smokey Robinson: "I knew The Beatles when they were playing Liverpool clubs"Smokey Robinson sheds light on his friendship with the early Beatles in the new issue of Uncut, out...

Blood On The Tracks for Bob Dylan's next Bootleg Series release?

Blood On The Tracks for Bob Dylan's next Bootleg Series release?Bob Dylan's team are apparently considering Blood On The Tracks material for the next instalment of...

Watch Bruce Springsteen's new video for "Just Like Fire Would"

Watch Bruce Springsteen's new video for "Just Like Fire Would"Bruce Springsteen has unveiled the video for "Just Like Fire Would", taken from his new album,...

Bruce Springsteen reveals details of his Instant Bootleg Series

Bruce Springsteen reveals details of his Instant Bootleg SeriesBruce Springsteen has revealed more details about his forthcoming Instant Bootleg Series. Earlier...

Watch Arcade Fire cover INXS' "Devil Inside"

Watch Arcade Fire cover INXS' "Devil Inside"Arcade Fire covered INXS' "Devil Inside" during a live show in Australia last night [January 22]....

Courtney Love breaks down in court over Nirvana's legacy

Courtney Love breaks down in court over Nirvana's legacyCourtney Love broke down in tears in court earlier today (January 22), upon hearing businessman...

Neil Young reveals new album title + read the full transcript of his Grammy speech

Neil Young reveals new album title + read the full transcript of his Grammy speechNeil Young was presented with a special award by the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Grammys on...

New Radiohead album "up in the air" says Colin Greenwood

New Radiohead album "up in the air" says Colin GreenwoodColin Greenwood has said that Radiohead's plans for a new album are "up in the air" as members of...

The Great Escape 2014: first 100 acts revealed

The Great Escape 2014: first 100 acts revealedThe Great Escape have revealed the first 100 artists confirmed for the 2014 festival. Among the...

Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey announce details of new album, Going Back Home + one-off live date

Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey announce details of new album, Going Back Home + one-off live dateWilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey are to release a joint album, Going Back Home, on March 10 on the...

Bob Dylan announces The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Deluxe Edition

Bob Dylan announces The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Deluxe EditionBob Dylan is to release a Deluxe Edition of The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration. The concert...

Rare Syd Barrett recording to be released

Rare Syd Barrett recording to be releasedA rare live recording of Syd Barrett is to be released. The performance dates from January 27, 1972...

Belle And Sebastian to begin work on Eurovision inspired album

Belle And Sebastian to begin work on Eurovision inspired albumBelle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch has confirmed that the band will record a new album inspired...

Watch footage from Bruce Springsteen's first gig of 2014 + read the setlist

Watch footage from Bruce Springsteen's first gig of 2014 + read the setlistBruce Springsteen played his first live gig of 2014 at the 1,600 capacity Paramount Theater in...

Slowdive to announce reunion?

Slowdive to announce reunion?Slowdive are rumoured to be close to announcing reunion details. Former members of the band - who...

Read Neil Young's set list for the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, January 19, 2014

Read Neil Young's set list for the Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, January 19, 2014Last night [January 19] Neil Young played the final date of his four 'Honor The Treaties' concerts...

Bruce Springsteen, Don Henley, Lucinda Williams announced for Jackson Browne tribute album

Bruce Springsteen, Don Henley, Lucinda Williams announced for Jackson Browne tribute albumJackson Browne is to be honoured by a new tribute album, Looking into You, due for release on April...

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, The National's Bryce Dessner to release classical album

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, The National's Bryce Dessner to release classical albumRadiohead's Jonny Greenwood and The National's Bryce Dessner are set to release a split classical...

Damon Albarn announces track listing for solo LP

Damon Albarn announces track listing for solo LPDamon Albarn has announced the title and release date for his forthcoming solo album. Albarn will...

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Reviewed: Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon


As Robert Gordon reminds us in Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, his terrific account of the rise and fall of the great Memphis soul imprint, the Stax story is more than a record-label history. “It is an American story,” Gordon writes,”...