Running through Gospel Heritage Month in September, the campaign includes the digital release of 25 albums, plus special playlists, videos and a forthcoming compilation on vinyl and CD
“Soul Explosion” refers to the period in 1969 when Stax was rebuilding itself as an independent label, after leaving Atlantic Records and its music catalog behind.
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
Southern Avenue has been nominated in two categories: New Artist Debut Album and Sean Costello Rising Star Award.
During its 15-year run, Stax released more than 800 singles, and nearly 300 LPs. It won eight GRAMMY® Awards, plus an Academy Award along the way. The label placed more than 167 songs in the Top 100 pop charts, and a staggering 243 hits in the Top 100 R&B charts.
There’s a new sound coming from Memphis, but it’s as familiar as mom’s cooking.
These indelible, iconic brands join Howlin’ Wolf, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter and others as part of the Bluescentric family.