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Author LinkGordon, Robert,1961-author.
Title LinkRespect yourself : Stax Records and the soul explosion / Robert Gordon.
Variant Title Stax Records and the soul explosion
Edition First U.S. edition.
Imprint New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Description xvi, 463 pages :  illustrations (some color) ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-402) and index.
Contents Contents: 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).
Summary 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.
Corp.Sub. LinkStax Records -- History.
Subject LinkRhythm and blues music -- History and criticism.
LinkRhythm and blues music -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History and criticism.
LinkMemphis (Tenn.) -- History.

System Number 000678696
ISBN Link9781596915770 (hbk.)
Link1596915773 (hbk.)

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