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Bruce Springsteen to offer instant gig downloads

Bruce Springsteen to offer instant gig downloadsBruce Springsteen is set to offer instant downloads of live recordings from his shows.

Read Neil Young's set list for Conexus Arts Centre, Saskatchewan, January 17, 2014

Read Neil Young's set list for Conexus Arts Centre, Saskatchewan, January 17, 2014Last night [January 17] Neil Young played the third of his four 'Honor The Treaties' concerts to...

Neil Young and Jack White collaborate on covers album?

Neil Young and Jack White collaborate on covers album?Neil Young and Jack White have reportedly worked together on an album of covers. Two different news...

Read Neil Young's set list for Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, January 16, 2014

Read Neil Young's set list for Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, January 16, 2014Last night [January 16] Neil Young played the second of his four 'Honor The Treaties' concerts to...

Brian May gets all-clear after cancer scare

Brian May gets all-clear after cancer scareBrian May has been given the all-clear after suffering a cancer scare in late 2013, the Guardian...

Robert Wyatt: “I couldn’t have been a pop musician – you’re told what to do and you have to fit into a format”

Robert Wyatt: “I couldn’t have been a pop musician – you’re told what to do and you have to fit into a format”Robert Wyatt, speaking in the new issue of Uncut, reveals that he could never have been a pop star...

U2, Arcade Fire, Karen O receive Oscar nominations

U2, Arcade Fire, Karen O receive Oscar nominationsU2, Arcade Fire and Karen O are among the nominees at this year's Oscars. U2's "Ordinary Love" (...

Thurston Moore's black metal band Twilight announce new album and split up on same day

Thurston Moore's black metal band Twilight announce new album and split up on same dayThurston Moore's black metal band Twilight have announced their new album and decision to split up...

Watch footage from Neil Young's Honor The Treaties press conference

Watch footage from Neil Young's Honor The Treaties press conferenceNeil Young has launched a blistering attack on Canada's federal government and Alberta’s oilsands...

Morrissey to release new album in 2014

Morrissey to release new album in 2014Morrissey will release a new album later this year. The singer has signed a new, worldwide record...

Little Feat announce 13 disc box set

Little Feat announce 13 disc box setLittle Feat have announced details of a 13 disc box set. Titled Rad Gumbo: The Complete Warner Bros...

Hear new Dead Weather song, "Rough Detective"

Hear new Dead Weather song, "Rough Detective"The Dead Weather have revealed new song "Rough Detective". Listen to it below. "Rough Detective"...

Original Fleetwood Mac guitarist Jeremy Spencer announces tour dates and new album

Original Fleetwood Mac guitarist Jeremy Spencer announces tour dates and new albumJeremy Spencer, one of the founding members of Fleetwood Mac, has announced American tour dates and...

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to play live together

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to play live togetherPaul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to perform together at this year's Grammy Awards. McCartney has...

Watch Bruce Springsteen perform spoof version of "Born To Run" on US TV

Watch Bruce Springsteen perform spoof version of "Born To Run" on US TVBruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon performed a spoof version of "Born To Run" on US TV show Late...

John Paul Jones unveils new band

John Paul Jones unveils new bandJohn Paul Jones has started a new band called Minibus Pimps. Jones has joined forces with Norwegian...

Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant, Arcade Fire for jazz festival line up

Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant, Arcade Fire for jazz festival line upEric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Robert Plant and Arcade Fire are among the...

Paul Weller to play forest gigs this summer

Paul Weller to play forest gigs this summerPaul Weller has announced details of five forest gigs he will play this summer.

U2 return to stage for first time in three years at Haiti benefit concert – watch

U2 return to stage for first time in three years at Haiti benefit concert – watchU2 played their first live show in three years at a Haiti benefit concert in Beverly Hills this...

Courtney Love to appear in court next week to defend tweet

Courtney Love to appear in court next week to defend tweetCourtney Love will appear in court next Monday (January 20) to defend an allegedly defamatory tweet...

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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,”...