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Bruce's Seeger Sessions Live

Bruce's Seeger Sessions LiveSpringsteen to release DVD of last year's Dublin shows

Stooges Concert To Be Webcast Tomorrow

Stooges Concert To Be Webcast TomorrowSee Iggy's band play live in Washington D.C.

Hold Steady Get Stuck Into New Releases

Hold Steady Get Stuck Into New ReleasesPlus the American party rock band confirm another jaunt to the UK

Cat Power Adds Glasgow Date

Cat Power Adds Glasgow DateCharismatic songwriter plays a second night at Triptych fest

Pearl Jam Go Quadrophenic

Pearl Jam Go QuadrophenicThe Seattle grungers cover The Who staple for new Adam Sandler film

Soundtrack To Tarantino New Flick Ready

Soundtrack To Tarantino New Flick ReadyGrindhouse OST features classic tracks as well as obscure one-hit wonders

From Sir To Doctor In Space Of A Week - Welcome To World Of Bono

From Sir To Doctor In Space Of A Week - Welcome To World Of BonoEddie Izzard also stars in new musical film Across The Universe

Brian Wilson To Appear At Scottish Music Festival

Brian Wilson To Appear At Scottish Music FestivalThe Skids reform to play T In The Park too, 26 years after disbanding

Songs To Be Available Copy Protection Free On iTunes

Songs To Be Available Copy Protection Free On iTunesFirst major worldwide record company agrees to ditch Digital Rights Management

Beatles To Be Available On An Ipod Near You

Beatles To Be Available On An Ipod Near YouEMI and Apple have reached an agreement to allow Beatles' music to be dowloaded

Landmark Digital Rights Announcement To Be Made Today

Landmark Digital Rights Announcement To Be Made TodayA live webcast at 1pm (GMT) will likely announce an EMI/iTunes collaboration

Uncut CD Stars Release Americana Debut

Uncut CD Stars Release Americana DebutAlberta Cross sound like they're from a trailer park in Tallahasse, but they're not

Glastonbury Festival Sells Out

Glastonbury Festival Sells OutThe annual ticket rush was all over by 10.45 - a record!

REM Announce Dublin Residency

REM Announce Dublin ResidencyThe Atlanta rock trio will rehearse new album at five shows

Rufus Old Vic Theatrics Increased

Rufus Old Vic Theatrics IncreasedWainwright is staying in London two more nights

Primal Scream Play Isle Of Skye

Primal Scream Play Isle Of SkyeKasabian and Ash also confirmed for May Bank Holiday festival

Japanese Psych Rock Legends Come To UK

Japanese Psych Rock Legends Come To UKGhost make some rare appearances in May in support of new LP

Van The Man Returns To Play Liverpool This Summer

Van The Man Returns To Play Liverpool This SummerThe folk magus is to play Aintree Racecourse in July

Stones Tickets Go With A Bang

Stones Tickets Go With A BangLondon and Slane Castle shows are a sell-out!

Madness To Headline This Year's Guilfest

Madness To Headline This Year's GuilfestSqueeze and Supergrass also to play the award-winning event

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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,”...