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The Mighty Boosh Set For Festival Appearance

The Mighty Boosh Set For Festival AppearanceFirst artists announced for this year's Big Chill

Win! Tickets for Pirates Trilogy All-Nighter!

Win! Tickets for Pirates Trilogy All-Nighter!Pirates Of The Carribean to screen back-to-back at London's BFI IMAX

Win! 500-song Rhino Music Hard-Drive!

Win! 500-song Rhino Music Hard-Drive!Includes The Doors, Led Zep and Prince!

Muse Wembley Double Gets Live Release

Muse Wembley Double Gets Live ReleaseA double-disc package to be released from band's two massive shows last June

Tom Petty Accused Of Miming At Super Bowl Show

Tom Petty Accused Of Miming At Super Bowl ShowWatch a clip here -- what do you think?

Crowded House Announce Forest Shows

Crowded House Announce Forest ShowsThe Charlatans also confirm a one-off woodland show

Adele Debut Tops UK Album Chart

Adele Debut Tops UK Album ChartFormer Brit-school student scores , while Basshunter remains top single

Glastonbury Confirms Jay-Z As Festival Headliner

Glastonbury Confirms Jay-Z As Festival HeadlinerThe New York rapper to play the Pyramid stage

Radiohead To Star On Later... Birthday Show

Radiohead To Star On Later... Birthday ShowCat Power, Feist also confirmed for Jools' 200th episode

Eric Clapton Announces Second UK Headlining Show

Eric Clapton Announces Second UK Headlining ShowThe Cream legend will play Leeds day after Hard Rock Calling

Morrissey Shows Will NOT Be Rescheduled

Morrissey Shows Will NOT Be RescheduledCancelled London shows 'impossible' to reorganise say organisers

Secret Garden Party Sets Date

Secret Garden Party Sets DateTickets for the 'revolutionary' award winning festival are on sale now

Elbow Announce First Shows In Two Years

Elbow Announce First Shows In Two YearsThe band to promote fourth album 'The Seldom Seen Kid'

Seasick Steve Announces Biggest Gig To Date

Seasick Steve Announces Biggest Gig To DateThe American bluesman gets set for the Albert Hall!

Cloverfield Opens Today

Cloverfield Opens TodayWill Lost creator JJ Abrams' post-9/11 monster movie live up to the hyped viral campaign?

Cut Of The Day: Rihanna Is Made Over By Biffy Clyro

Cut Of The Day: Rihanna Is Made Over By Biffy ClyroAce version of the international hits does the rounds on Youtube

Iron Maiden Kick Off World Tour Tonight

Iron Maiden Kick Off World Tour TonightSomewhere Back In Time flies into Mumbai, piloted by singer Bruce Dickinson!

The Beatles To Be Beamed Into Space

The Beatles To Be Beamed Into SpaceLennon/McCartney classic to celebrate 50 years of NASA

American Music Club Confirmed for Spanish Festival

American Music Club Confirmed for Spanish FestivalSpiritualized and The National also set for Benicassim

Glastonbury Ticket Registration Begins!

Glastonbury Ticket Registration Begins!Plus first artist already confirmed for the Pyramid stage

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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,”...