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Bruce Springsteen plays The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle in full at final Australia show

Bruce Springsteen plays The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle in full at final Australia showBruce Springsteen and the E Street Band played their 1973 album, The Wild, The Innocent And The E...

Read the Rolling Stones set list from Tokyo Dome, February 26

Read the Rolling Stones set list from Tokyo Dome, February 26The Rolling Stones played the first of three shows at Tokyo Dome today [February 26]. The show was...

Oasis to re-issue Definitely Maybe for 20th anniversary

Oasis to re-issue Definitely Maybe for 20th anniversaryOasis's 1994 debut album Definitely Maybe will be reissued to mark its 20th anniversary this May....

David Bowie wrote ‘Rebel Rebel’ “to piss Mick Jagger off”

David Bowie wrote ‘Rebel Rebel’ “to piss Mick Jagger off”David Bowie came up with the Stones-y riff for “Rebel Rebel” in order to “piss off” Mick Jagger,...

David Cameron 'let out a little cry of joy' at David Bowie's Brit Awards speech

David Cameron 'let out a little cry of joy' at David Bowie's Brit Awards speechDavid Cameron has commented on David Bowie's Brit Awards speech – which was read by Kate Moss – in...

Sharon Van Etten announces release date for new album

Sharon Van Etten announces release date for new albumSharon Van Etten is set to release her new album, Are We There?, on May 26. She will support the...

Neil Young to release new memoir this autumn

Neil Young to release new memoir this autumnNeil Young is to publish a second memoir, following 2012's Waging Heavy Peace. According to...

Listen to an exclusive stream of The Men's new album, Tomorrow's Hits

Listen to an exclusive stream of The Men's new album, Tomorrow's HitsThe Men release their new album, Tomorrow's Hits, on March 3. We're delighted to be able to bring...

The Great Escape 2014: another 150 acts revealed

The Great Escape 2014: another 150 acts revealedThe Great Escape have announced details of a further 150 artists set to perform at this year's...

Pink Floyd announce details of major retrospective exhibition

Pink Floyd announce details of major retrospective exhibitionThe Pink Floyd Exhibition – Their Mortal Remains will open in Milan’s La Fabbrica Del Vapore on...

Watch Jonny Greenwood debut new track, "Loop"

Watch Jonny Greenwood debut new track, "Loop"Jonny Greenwood has debuted a new solo track titled 'Loop' – click below to watch. Greenwood...

Afghan Whigs announce UK tour dates

Afghan Whigs announce UK tour datesAfghan Whigs have announced details of three UK tour dates to take place in July. The band, who...

Peggy Seeger: “Pete Seeger just wanted everyone to be involved”

Peggy Seeger: “Pete Seeger just wanted everyone to be involved”Pete Seeger’s half-sister, Peggy Seeger, pays tribute to the late folk singer, songwriter and...

Bruce Springsteen announces new four-track EP and tribute concert film

Bruce Springsteen announces new four-track EP and tribute concert filmBruce Springsteen has announced details a new EP and concert film. The American Beauty is a special...

James confirm new album details

James confirm new album detailsJames will release a new album, La Petite Mort, on June 2. It is the band's first full-length...

Watch The National's new trailer for "Mistaken For Strangers" documentary

Watch The National's new trailer for "Mistaken For Strangers" documentaryThe National have unveiled a new trailer for their Mistaken For Strangers documentary. The film,...

Statue of "weeping" Kurt Cobain unveiled in singer's hometown

Statue of "weeping" Kurt Cobain unveiled in singer's hometownA statue of a weeping Kurt Cobain has been unveiled in the singer's hometown, Aberdeen, Washington...

The Rolling Stones play first date on 14 On Fire tour + set list

The Rolling Stones play first date on 14 On Fire tour + set listThe Rolling Stones played the first date off their 14 On Fire tour this evening [February 21]. The...

Wilko Johnson: “Imagine Roger Daltrey saying to you, ‘I’ll sing whatever you like.’ So I took advantage…”

Wilko Johnson: “Imagine Roger Daltrey saying to you, ‘I’ll sing whatever you like.’ So I took advantage…”Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey reveal all about their new collaborative album in the upcoming...

Watch Pussy Riot's video for "Putin Will Teach You To Love The Motherland"

Watch Pussy Riot's video for "Putin Will Teach You To Love The Motherland"Pussy Riot have debuted a video for their track "Putin Will Teach You To Love The Motherland". The...

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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,”...