Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 Southern Soul Late 60s The...

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Lecture 9 Southern Soul – Late 60’s The Miracles (Motown, Northern Soul) Ooh Baby Baby –The Miracles (1965) Percy Sledge (Signed to Atlantic, Southern Soul) When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge (1966) Stax Records Stax Records was the creation of brother and sister, Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton. Stax Records studio was in Memphis, where music and races mixed as the civil rights movement unfolded. Stax Records formed an alliance with Atlantic Records. Stax (Memphis) was local so joining with Atlantic (NY) distributed their music everywhere. Booker T. and the MGs created the “Memphis Sound behind the hit recording by Carla and Rufus Thomas, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, among others. The reputations as a band in their own right was established in 1962 with their instrumental hit Green Onions . Stax and Volt are the same record label. Carla Thomas In the glorious decade and a half of sound that was Stax in the ‘60s and early ‘70s, Carla Thomas was the Queen of Memphis Soul. B-A-B-Y – Carla Thomas (1966) Same Moore and Dave Prater were veterans of the gospel groups The Melionaires and The Sensational Hummingbirds. Jerry Wexler signed them to Atlantic Records in 1965,
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