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Howard Grimes Gives a Lesson in Memphis Soul History With Autobiography ‘Timekeeper: My Life in Rhythm’
From nearly dying in childbirth, to playing his first professional gig at age 12, to becoming a father at 15, to being one of the most sought-after studio drummers in history, to his status as living legend, ‘Timekeeper: My Life in Rhythm’ is Howard Grimes’ unvarnished life story.
A special award presentation ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held on April 18, 2020, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Collecting the label’s biggest hits, ‘Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax’ is a 60-track compilation spanning the early 60s through the mid-70s
There’s a whole generation that knows him best for his catchphrase— Hello there, children! But Isaac Hayes…he’s much more than South Park’s Chef…
In 1972, forty years ago today & seven years after the infamous Watts riots, a concert unlike any other was held at the famous Los Angeles Coliseum.
Charles “Skip” Pitts, the wah-master soul and blues guitarist from Memphis and best known for his work on Isaac Hayes’ track, “Shaft” and the Isley Brothers’ “It’s Your Thing”, has passed away.
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.