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Noddy Holder to earn £800,000 this year from Slade's "Merry Xmas Everybody"

Noddy Holder to earn £800,000 this year from Slade's "Merry Xmas Everybody"Noddy Holder is set to earn £800,000 this year from Slade's festive 1973 hit, "Merry Xmas Everybody...

Lou Reed Remembered documentary to be broadcast this weekend

Lou Reed Remembered documentary to be broadcast this weekendLou Reed Remembered will air at 9pm on BBC Four this Sunday [December 15] and will include...

Neil Young announces more live dates for 2014

Neil Young announces more live dates for 2014Neil Young has announced four more tour dates for January 2014. Young will follow his four-night...

Pixies name Paz Lenchatin as new bassist

Pixies name Paz Lenchatin as new bassistPixies have confirmed that bassist Paz Lenchatin, will replace Kim Shattuck for a series of live...

Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run" manuscript sells for $197,000

Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run" manuscript sells for $197,000A handwritten, working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born To Run" has sold for $100,...

Bob Dylan's Newport Folk Festival guitar breaks auction record

Bob Dylan's Newport Folk Festival guitar breaks auction recordThe guitar that Bob Dylan played at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 has become the most expensive...

Neil Young And Crazy Horse to play London's Hyde Park

Neil Young And Crazy Horse to play London's Hyde ParkNeil Young And Crazy Horse will headline a huge outdoor show at London's Hyde Park on Saturday July...

We want your questions for Jim Jarmusch!

We want your questions for Jim Jarmusch!As he prepares to release his new film, Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch is set to answer your...

Tracklisting revealed for David Ackles reissue

Tracklisting revealed for David Ackles reissueDavid Ackles’ self-titled 1968 debut is being re-issued by International Feel Records. The album...

Jack White to reissue Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison singles

Jack White to reissue Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison singlesJack White's Third Man Records have announced plans to reissue singles by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy...

The Black Keys announce festival date for 2014

The Black Keys announce festival date for 2014The Black Keys are set to headline the The Heineken Open'er Festival 2014. The duo are the first...

Nick Lowe: “I became convinced I was Johnny Cash…”

Nick Lowe: “I became convinced I was Johnny Cash…”In the new issue of Uncut, Nick Lowe jokingly explains how he became convinced he was Johnny Cash...

Morrissey announces 'Definitive Master' edition of Your Arsenal

Morrissey announces 'Definitive Master' edition of Your ArsenalMorrissey is to release a new edition of his third solo album, Your Arsenal. Originally released in...

Watch David Bowie's new video for "I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)"

Watch David Bowie's new video for "I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)"A new video for David Bowie's 'I'd Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)' has been unveiled. Scroll down to...

Rod Stewart planning Faces reunion gigs for 2015

Rod Stewart planning Faces reunion gigs for 2015Rod Stewart has said that he will likely play with the Faces in 2015. Speaking to WZLX radio...

Watch Robby Krieger and John Densmore discuss Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison

Watch Robby Krieger and John Densmore discuss Ray Manzarek and Jim MorrisonRobby Krieger and John Densmore have been filmed together for the first time in 10 years. In...

Watch Robert Plant, Bonnie Dobson and Bernard Butler perform at Bert Jansch tribute

Watch Robert Plant, Bonnie Dobson and Bernard Butler perform at Bert Jansch tributeFootage has emerged of Robert Plant, Bonnie Dobson, Bernard Butler and Danny Thompson performing at...

Watch Jack White perform a folk version of 'We're Going To Be Friends'

Watch Jack White perform a folk version of 'We're Going To Be Friends'In September of this year a host of music stars came together in New York for Another Day, Another...

The Rolling Stones announce "14 On Fire" tour dates

The Rolling Stones announce "14 On Fire" tour datesThe Rolling Stones have announced the full run of dates for their forthcoming tour. The 14 On Fire...

Watch Neil Young cover Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death" in Jack White's Third Man Recording Booth

Watch Neil Young cover Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death" in Jack White's Third Man Recording BoothA specially recorded film of Neil Young covering Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death" was shown last...

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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,”...