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Smashing Pumpkins UK Comeback Is A Sell Out

Smashing Pumpkins UK Comeback Is A Sell OutBilly Corgan and co's Zeitgeist tickets are gone within minutes

Glastonbury Line Up Finally Revealed

Glastonbury Line Up Finally RevealedPlus more tickets to be released this Sunday!

Fiddy To Play Exclusive London Gig

Fiddy To Play Exclusive London Gig50 Cent returns to play from new album Curtis

Iggy Pop To Headline Kids Charity Show

Iggy Pop To Headline Kids Charity ShowIdlewild and The Horrors also to play gig at Harewood House

Charlotte Hatherley To Play Latitude

Charlotte Hatherley To Play LatitudeThe former Ash gal joins in the fun in Southwold

Kings Of Leon Announce More Mammoth Live Action

Kings Of Leon Announce More Mammoth Live ActionThe Followills return to the UK for a third UK tour this year

Daft Punk Team Up With Kanye West On New Album

Daft Punk Team Up With Kanye West On New AlbumThe DP robots emerge from the sea in the new video too

Peaches Collaborator To Play UK Shows

Peaches Collaborator To Play UK ShowsFeist returns to the UK this July

The Police Kick Off Reunion Tour

The Police Kick Off Reunion TourSting and co play to a sell out crowd in Vancouver

Ed Harcourt Revealed To Play Wychwood

Ed Harcourt Revealed To Play WychwoodThe Cheltenham festival takes place this weekend

Sinead O'Connor Back With Album And Tour

Sinead O'Connor Back With Album And TourThe return of the self-styled "40-year-old bisexual rastafarian"

Cream Ready To Play Again This Summer

Cream Ready To Play Again This SummerOr so says Jack Bruce, anyway

Arctic Monkeys And Amy Winehouse Triumph At Ivor Novello Awards

Arctic Monkeys And Amy Winehouse Triumph At Ivor Novello AwardsPeter Gabriel and Yusuf Islam also saluted at industry bash

Primal Scream To Release First Riotous DVD

Primal Scream To Release First Riotous DVDIt's a live show from last year, plus loads of videos

CocoRosie Return For Magical UK Tour

CocoRosie Return For Magical UK TourBianca and Sierra bring "love, death, vengeance and fantasy" to British venues

The Return Of Richard Hawley

The Return Of Richard HawleyNew album in August, big tour in September from the Sheffield troubadour

Rickie Lee Jones To Tour In July

Rickie Lee Jones To Tour In JulyThe Queen Of Coolsville drops in at Latitude, too

Elvis Songwriter Ben Weisman Is Dead

Elvis Songwriter Ben Weisman Is DeadThe creator of "Wooden Heart" dies aged 85

Kate Walsh To Play Trio Of London Gigs Tonight

Kate Walsh To Play Trio Of London Gigs TonightThe iTunes chart topper plays the Regent St Apple store

Kings Of Leon Live In Hammersmith

Kings Of Leon Live In HammersmithAnd you don't need to attend the show to see it!

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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,”...