Posts Tagged ‘Stax’

The Ponderosa Stomp: America’s Roots Festival: Part I

The Ponderosa Stomp: America’s Roots Festival: Part I

Every music festival is unique. That being said, the Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans is in a class by itself. Run in its entirety by the non-profit Ponderosa Stomp Foundation, and ensuring a quality-over-quantity approach by occurring only every-other year, the Stomp is equal parts music festival and historical society. It is dedicated to promoting […]

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