Posts Tagged ‘memphis’

Good for the Soul: Stax Records Reissues Two Classic Soul Collections

Good for the Soul: Stax Records Reissues Two Classic Soul Collections

One of the greatest record labels in the history of American music is reissuing two monumental collections of their vaunted output. From 1959 until 1975, Memphis-based

Album Review: Over the Rhine – “The Long Surrender” – (Great Speckled Dog)

Album Review: Over the Rhine – “The Long Surrender” – (Great Speckled Dog)

Karin Bergquist (half of the husband/wife duo at the core of Over the Rhine since 1991) could sing a grocery list and make it compelling, so just imagine her smoldering vocals and unique phrasing on such lines as “I sing the bebop apocalypse/Lean into you, God’s hands on my hips/Grip the midnight microphone/Steel every cell […]