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Keith Richards Slams UK Smoking Ban

Keith Richards Slams UK Smoking BanRolling Stone says 'It’s draconian – socially, politically-correct bullshit'

U2 Sign Up For New Deal With Live Nation

U2 Sign Up For New Deal With Live NationThe band follow in Madonna's footsteps with a contract with the concert promoters

The Killers Announced As Reading and Leeds Festival Headliners

The Killers Announced As Reading and Leeds Festival HeadlinersThe Las Vegas band 'love playing in England'

Eric Clapton Teams Up With Steve Winwood

Eric Clapton Teams Up With Steve WinwoodThe legendary guitarists perform together on new single

Estelle and Duffy Both Maintain Poll Position In UK Charts

Estelle and Duffy Both Maintain Poll Position In UK ChartsThe Raconteurs' second album goes in top 10 too

The Beatles, The Who and Eric Clapton Donate Items To Hard Rock

The Beatles, The Who and Eric Clapton Donate Items To Hard RockLegendary instruments join London collection

Gnarls Barkley Cancel London Show

Gnarls Barkley Cancel London ShowCee-Lo Green postpones UK promo trip 'due to family illness'

Son of Rambow - Uncut's Film Of The Month - Reviewed!

Son of Rambow - Uncut's Film Of The Month - Reviewed!Plus: Haneke's Funny Games and our film release round-up

T Bone Burnett Would Love To Record Bob Dylan

T Bone Burnett Would Love To Record Bob DylanLegendary producer would 'love to give him the sound for him to play in'

The Killers Announce Outdoor Show

The Killers Announce Outdoor ShowThe rock band confirm a Summer show in Dublin

Robert Plant Confirms 'Led Zeppelin Could Play Again'

Robert Plant Confirms 'Led Zeppelin Could Play Again'Singer tells Uncut they would perform for a really, really good reason

X Factor Winner Becomes First Brit Female To Top US Charts In 21 Years

X Factor Winner Becomes First Brit Female To Top US Charts In 21 YearsLeona Lewis has the first number 1 since Kim Wilde in 1987

R.E.M's Accelerate Reviewed Here!

R.E.M's Accelerate Reviewed Here!Plus Gnarls Barkley, Rolling Stones in UNCUT's recommended new releases

Interpol Announce Festival Warm Up Show

Interpol Announce Festival Warm Up ShowThe band to play prior to headline slot at Latitude

R.E.M. Play Live Rarities At Intimate London Show

R.E.M. Play Live Rarities At Intimate London ShowThe band mix old classics with new songs at Apple store gig

Rolling Stones Ban From Blackpool Is Lifted!

Rolling Stones Ban From Blackpool Is Lifted!The rockers have been in exile since a riot at the Ballroom in '64

Oasis Announce First Show For 2008

Oasis Announce First Show For 2008Festival appearance alongside Foo Fighters is confirmed

Radiohead Reveal Support Act For European Tour

Radiohead Reveal Support Act For European TourBat For Lashes will be joining the band for fifteen dates

Paul McCartney Pays Tribute To Childhood Friend Aspinall

Paul McCartney Pays Tribute To Childhood Friend AspinallThe former Beatle has known Neil since he was eleven years old

Last Chance To Win Tickets To Rolling Stones Film Premiere!

Last Chance To Win Tickets To Rolling Stones Film Premiere!You could be hanging out with Scorsese and the Stones on the red carpet..

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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,”...