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Amy Winehouse Up For Songwriting Awards

Amy Winehouse Up For Songwriting AwardsRadiohead and Cherry Ghost also nominated for this year's Ivor Novellos

Weezer Make First New Album Track Available

Weezer Make First New Album Track AvailablePork And Beans is taken from self-titled June album

Rufus Wainwright Added To Neil Young Headlined Festival

Rufus Wainwright Added To Neil Young Headlined FestivalFind out who else is confirmed for a Day At Hop Farm

Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival Line-Up Revealed!

Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival Line-Up Revealed!Gang of Four, Yellow Magic Orchestra and Elbow rub shoulders on London's South Bank

Madonna Makes UK Singles Chart History

Madonna Makes UK Singles Chart HistoryThe singer scores her thirteenth number one -- plus Uncut's chart round up

Jana Hunter And Phosphorescent Play Club Uncut

Jana Hunter And Phosphorescent Play Club UncutFolk double-header stuns audience into silence

Danny Federici 1950 - 2008, Full obituary here

Danny Federici 1950 - 2008, Full obituary hereBruce Springsteen cohort and E Street Band keyboardist has died, aged 58

Jay Z Announces More UK Shows

Jay Z Announces More UK ShowsGlastonbury and Wireless headliner now to play Arena tour too

Paul Weller To Play Royal Palace

Paul Weller To Play Royal PalaceGirls Aloud also headline two day event at Osborne House

E Street Band Member Danny Federici Has Died

E Street Band Member Danny Federici Has DiedBruce Springsteen's longtime keyboardist had skin cancer

New Beatles Film Gets DVD Release

New Beatles Film Gets DVD Release'All Together Now' chronicles the making of Love

Eric Burdon To Play With WAR Next Week

Eric Burdon To Play With WAR Next WeekOne-off reunion gig takes place at the Royal Albert Hall

Nick Cave iTunes Session Gets Released

Nick Cave iTunes Session Gets Released5 tracks from exclusive Air Studios gig precedes new single

Badly Drawn Boy To Join Super Furry Animals At Green Man

Badly Drawn Boy To Join Super Furry Animals At Green ManLots of new acts confirmed for this year's Brecon Beacon bash

Jesus And Mary Chain Brand New Track Released

Jesus And Mary Chain Brand New Track ReleasedFirst new material from the renuited band is available now

The Raconteurs Added To Benicassim Festival Bill

The Raconteurs Added To Benicassim Festival BillJack White and co join My Bloody Valentine and Babyshambles in Spain

Tom Petty To Release Original Band's Debut Album

Tom Petty To Release Original Band's Debut AlbumMudcrutch LP is 35 years in the making

The Last Shadow Puppets Album Reviewed!

The Last Shadow Puppets Album Reviewed!Portishead also come up trumps in the weekly reviews round-up

David Bowie Ziggy Stardust Live Bootleg To Be Released

David Bowie Ziggy Stardust Live Bootleg To Be ReleasedThe famous '72 Santa Monica recording finally sees light of day

Clash Legend's Paintings Go On Show This Week

Clash Legend's Paintings Go On Show This WeekPaul Simonon's Spanish paintings to be exhibited for the first time

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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,”...