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Junior Murvin dies aged 67

Junior Murvin dies aged 67Junior Murvin has died aged 67. The Jamaica Observer writes that the singer died at the Port...

Roddy Frame plays Aztec Camera's High Land, Hard Rain in full at 30th anniversary show

Roddy Frame plays Aztec Camera's High Land, Hard Rain in full at 30th anniversary showRoddy Frame played Aztec Camera's High Land, Hard Rain in full last night [December 1] at the first...

Kim Shattuck leaves Pixies

Kim Shattuck leaves PixiesKim Shattuck has revealed that her time playing with Pixies has come to an end. The bass player...

The Who release first-ever digital box set app

The Who release first-ever digital box set appThe Who have released a brand new iPad digital box set app, to complement the recently-released...

Bob Dylan sued for alleged "racism"

Bob Dylan sued for alleged "racism"Bob Dylan is being sued for alleged 'racism'. According to Slate.Fr – via Business Insider – a...

Jack White's Third Man Records release special guitar pedal

Jack White's Third Man Records release special guitar pedalJack White's Third Man Records have created a special guitar pedal, called The Bumble Buzz. The...

John Grant: “I was horribly embarrassed about who I was”

John Grant: “I was horribly embarrassed about who I was”John Grant reveals the impact Midlake had on his mental well-being in the new issue of Uncut, dated...

Bruce Springsteen's handwritten Born To Run lyrics up for auction

Bruce Springsteen's handwritten Born To Run lyrics up for auctionBruce Springsteen's manuscript for Born To Run is up for auction at Sotheby's on December 5,...

Alex Turner teases next Arctic Monkeys album

Alex Turner teases next Arctic Monkeys albumAlex Turner has discussed the possibility of a follow-up to the Arctic Monkeys current album AM....

This month in Uncut

This month in UncutMorrissey, My Bloody Valentine, The Beatles and Lou Reed all feature in the new issue of Uncut,...

Black Flag fire singer onstage

Black Flag fire singer onstageBlack Flag vocalist Ron Reyes was reportedly fired in the middle of a show in Australia. Writing in...

Hear lost Velvet Underground track "I'm Not A Young Man Anymore"

Hear lost Velvet Underground track "I'm Not A Young Man Anymore""I’m Not A Young Man Anymore", a previously unreleased live track by The Velvet Underground has...

The Beatles, Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen head up Uncut's latest Sonic Editions photo collection

The Beatles, Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen head up Uncut's latest Sonic Editions photo collectionWe're delighted to reveal our latest exclusive hand-picked collection of iconic music photography:...

Morrissey reveals full track listing for "Satellite Of Love"

Morrissey reveals full track listing for "Satellite Of Love"Morrissey has revealed the full track listing, across all formats, for his Lou Reed tribute, "...

The Beatles and Bob Dylan donate songs to Philippines benefit album

The Beatles and Bob Dylan donate songs to Philippines benefit albumTracks from The Beatles, Beyonce, Eminem, Bob Dylan and Muse are among those featured on a new...

The Beatles’ "ahead of their time" Christmas singles uncovered

The Beatles’ "ahead of their time" Christmas singles uncoveredThe Beatles’ lost Christmas fan club singles are explored in the new issue of Uncut.

London record shop for sale on eBay fails to find buyer

London record shop for sale on eBay fails to find buyerThe owner of the oldest second-hand record shop in London has failed to attract a buyer after...

Watch Bonnie "Prince" Billy perform new version of "Black Captain" for Greenpeace's Peter Willcox

Watch Bonnie "Prince" Billy perform new version of "Black Captain" for Greenpeace's Peter WillcoxBonnie "Prince" Billy has recorded a new version of "Black Captain" for Greenpeace's Peter Willcox.

Beck performs new song 'Wave' live in Los Angeles – watch

Beck performs new song 'Wave' live in Los Angeles – watchBeck performed new song 'Wave', taken from his forthcoming album 'Morning Phase', during a...

“Morrissey has two albums’ worth of songs ready,” says guitarist Jesse Tobias

“Morrissey has two albums’ worth of songs ready,” says guitarist Jesse TobiasMorrissey has two albums of songs prepared, his guitarist Jesse Tobias reveals in the new issue of...

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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,”...