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My Morning Jacket announce new album

My Morning Jacket announce new albumThe Americana heroes also reveal 'An Evening With…' in New York

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood scoops BAFTA nomination

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood scoops BAFTA nominationThe guitarist could be up for an award for his soundtrack work

Amy Winehouse to record a Christmas/Hanukkah album

Amy Winehouse to record a Christmas/Hanukkah albumThe Mark Ronson-produced set could be ready for next Xmas

Rolling Stones premiere to open Berlin Film Festival

Rolling Stones premiere to open Berlin Film Festival'Shine A Light' will get its first viewing in February

Elbow reveal full details of their new album

Elbow reveal full details of their new albumYou can also check out our first review of ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’

Radiohead to play free London gig - tonight!

Radiohead to play free London gig - tonight!The band will play a short set at Rough Trade East

Gogol Bordello return for UK headline tour

Gogol Bordello return for UK headline tourEugene Hutz takes time out from film-making with Madonna

Duffy announces London headline date

Duffy announces London headline dateThe hotly-tipped soul singer will celebrate her new album release

The Verve 'threaten to withhold their album' from EMI

The Verve 'threaten to withhold their album' from EMIThe label also unveils plans to allow companies to sponsor musicians

The Clash's Jones and Headon reunite for first time in 25 years

The Clash's Jones and Headon reunite for first time in 25 yearsThe drummer joins Jones' new band Carbon/Silicon onstage

Bob Dylan live album set for release

Bob Dylan live album set for releaseSome of the star's best TV performances will soon be available

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney set for BRIT Awards

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney set for BRIT AwardsArcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys and Klaxons are also nominated at the event's launch

Ringo Starr To Head Up City Of Culture Launch Party

Ringo Starr To Head Up City Of Culture Launch PartyDave Stewart also to appear at Liverpool rooftop gig tonight

Win! The Wire On DVD!

Win! The Wire On DVD!Catch up with the first three seasons of the best crime drama ever made

Smashing Pumpkins To Release New EP

Smashing Pumpkins To Release New EPAmerican Gothic coincides with the band's UK Arena shows

Led Zeppelin To Discuss Future Plans

Led Zeppelin To Discuss Future PlansCould more shows be 'fun to do'?

Morrissey Unveils Greatest Hits

Morrissey Unveils Greatest HitsFind out the tracklisting for 20 year spanning double-LP

Check Out The New Magnetic Fields Album Here

Check Out The New Magnetic Fields Album HereUncut has two clips from 'Distortion' to stream

Radiohead Announce US and Canadian Tour

Radiohead Announce US and Canadian Tour22 cities revealed, but not when or where

Jesus and Mary Chain: New Demos Online Now

Jesus and Mary Chain: New Demos Online NowThree rough tracks from the new album appear

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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,”...