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VARIOUS: Everybody Makes A Mistake (Kent)

‘Everybody Makes A Mistake’ is the second  collection from Kent Records which sets out to prove that Stax Records produced plenty of stunning, emotion-churning, “for real”, Southern soul. Of course, real, old school soul...

SOUL (AND GOSPEL) STAPLES!

Earlier this year CRAFT RECORDINGS began an ambitious reissue programme of material from the STAX imprint GOSPEL TRUTH. They promised the first-ever digital release of 25 albums from the label’s catalogue and began with...

THE STAPLE SINGERS: ‘Let’s Do It Again’ (Omnivore)

The union between gospel-soul group The Staple Singers, and Stax Records, which began in 1968, was undoubtedly a musical marriage made in heaven. Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton’s famous Memphis label oversaw the Chicago...