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  • Published: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Description: xvi, 463 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781596915770
  • 1596915773

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Respect yourself : Stax Records and the soul explosion

by Gordon, Robert, 1961-

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Cutting heads and hair (1957-1959) -- A new planet (1960) -- A Capitol idea (1960) -- The satellite's orbit (1960-1962) -- A banker and a gambler (1961-1962) -- "Green onions" (1962) -- Walk right in (1962-1963) -- The golden glow (1963-1965) -- Soul men (1963-1966) -- A rocket in wing tips (1965-1966) -- Kings and queens of soul (1965-1966) -- Unusual success (1966) -- Fatback cacciatore (1967) -- White carnations (1967-1968) -- "Born under a bad sign" (1968) -- "Soul limbo" (1968) -- Step off the curb (1968) -- The inspirer (1968-1969) -- The soul explosion (1968-1969) -- A pot of neckbones (1969-1970) -- Shaft (1971-1972) -- Balancing sheets and balancing acts (1971-1972) -- Wattstax (1972) -- The spirit of Memphis (1972-1974) -- A vexation of the spirit (1973-1974) -- A soul and a hard place (1975) -- I'll take you there (Epilogue).

Traces the rise and fall of the original Stax Records, touching upon the racial politics in Memphis in the 1960s, the personal histories of the sibling founders, and the prominent musicians they featured.

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