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In 1973, Stax Records’ Dale Warren was fresh off the success of his smash hit composition “Salvation Symphony” performed by an orchestra the year before at the famed Wattstax concert...

Not everyone who takes the tour realizes it, but the current Studio A at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music is not where the magic happened. At least not...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Wearing a blue suit, black hat and multi-colored socks, master keyboardist Booker T. Jones leaned away from the Hammond B3 organ, tilted back his head and worked...

During a special event on September 14, 2022 at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Soulsville Foundation officials, former Stax artists, and others announced plans for the museum’s 20th...

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In April 2001, roughly 3,000 people gathered at what should never have become a vacant lot at the corner of East McLemore Avenue and College Street in South Memphis, the...

The Soulsville Foundation’s Stax Music Academy announced today that it’s launching its third annual #MusicMustContinue fundraising campaign with a special twist this year. We’ve received a $50,000 donation that will...

Stax Museum of American Soul Music hosted an event discussing the success of civil rights tourism in Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. The program included a panel of local and state...

MEMPHIS – The Soulsville Foundation announced today that Richard Greenwald will be stepping down as President and CEO to join Menlo Park, California’s 4-Good Ventures. Longtime Memphis music advocate Pat...