Stax Records to celebrate 60th birthday with massive reissue campaign

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Soulsville, USA.

Founded as Satellite Records in 1957, Stax Records went on to define the Southern soul sound, home to RnB superstars like Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, William Bell, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. & the MG’s and many more.

To mark its 60th anniversary year, Concord and Rhino Records are joining forces for an extensive series of vinyl reissues and compilations, beginning with John Gary Williams’ self-titled 1973 album.

the series will then go on to include new reissues for Otis Redding & Carla Thomas’ iconic duet LP King & Queen, the Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song Soundtrack and The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads.

Check out the poster highlighting the series’ forthcoming artists and look out for pre-orders as they arrive.

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