We sat down with the hard-working blues and soul man Hamilton Loomis, where he talked about his Stax/Volt influences and bar-b-qin' and being mentored by Bo Diddley.
Stax Records created a mecca of Soul Music in Memphis that acted as an anthem for an entire generation. Now, nearly 50 years later, Stax is again manufacturing great music through a world-renown school.
Memphis is one of the most musically rich cities in the world; home to geniuses like B.B. King, Sam Phillips, and Elvis Presley... names that are just a drop in the bucket of Memphis music. What do the hundreds of other Memphis exports have in common? The Blues.