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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..

The Breeders Host Album Launch Party Online

The Breeders Host Album Launch Party OnlineKim Deal and co counter internet leak of new LP

New Raconteurs Video Appears Online

New Raconteurs Video Appears OnlineSee the promo for the first single from 'Consolers Of The Lonely'

The Wonder Stuff Return To Live Arena

The Wonder Stuff Return To Live ArenaMiles Hunt readies new album coincides with festival appearance

Portishead Film Virals Online

Portishead Film Virals OnlinePlus more details on the limited edition box set for 'Third'

Sex Pistols Announce Intimate Club Gig

Sex Pistols Announce Intimate Club GigThe punks to play warm-up show before Isle of Wight headline slot

Jana Hunter To Headline Next Club Uncut!

Jana Hunter To Headline Next Club Uncut!Phosphorescent to play too -- after Dawn Landes launch night success

Cut of the Day: David Bowie Teams Up With Trent Reznor

Cut of the Day: David Bowie Teams Up With Trent ReznorAmazing live duet of Nine In Nails' 'Hurt' - How much better does it get?

Smashing Pumpkins Sue Record Label

Smashing Pumpkins Sue Record LabelThe group issue 'breach of contract' papers in Los Angeles

The Raconteurs 'Consolers Of The Lonely' Reviewed!

The Raconteurs 'Consolers Of The Lonely' Reviewed!Check out what Jack White's band's sudden 2nd album release sounds like

R.E.M. Showcase New Album In London

R.E.M. Showcase New Album In LondonThe band premiere 'Accelerate' at the ICA's 60th birthday celebration

Morrissey To Headline Wireless Festival

Morrissey To Headline Wireless FestivalBeck will also perform at ex-Smith's only UK outdoor appearance this year

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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,”...