Tearing at the Seams (Standard CD)

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Details Propelled by driving rhythms, blazing hornplay, and Rateliff’s rowdy, soul drenched vocals, Tearing at the Seams’ 14 track deluxe edition (including two bonus cuts) crackles with emotion and intensity. From anguished sorrow to ecstatic heights, Rateliff’s expressive tenor is unvarnished on the record’s tender R&B ballads and nitro-fueled rave-ups. Issued once again by Stax Records, Tearing at the Seams …

The Definitive Albert King On Stax (2-CD)

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Details A specially priced 2-disc salute to one of the greatest musicians to ever have played the blues on electric guitar, Albert King. The two disc CD features performances by Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Wayne Jackson, Booker T. Jones and more. Tracklist CD 101. Don’t Throw Your Love on Me So Strong (2:57) 02. Laundromat Blues (3:09) …

Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding (CD)

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Details Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding contains the hits “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long“, “These Arms of Mine“, “My Lover’s Prayer” and “Free Me” alongside many lesser-known songs such as “Gone Again“, “Open the Door“, “Waste of Time“, and “Everybody Makes a Mistake” to name a few. They’re all included in this compilation because they share the tangled …

With Stevie Ray Vaughan In Session (CD + DVD)

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Details On December 6, 1983, legendary blues guitarist Albert King joined his disciple Stevie Ray Vaughan on a Canadian sound stage for the live music television series In Session. Magic happened. The highly sought after video footage from that one-time renowned summit becomes available for the first time ever with the release of Stax Records’ deluxe two-disc CD/DVD In Session. …

#1 Record (CD)

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Details Big Star, considered to be among the founders of power pop, has been cited as an influence by many of the major alternative bands of the ’80s and ’90s, and continues to be a powerful presence in today’s musical landscape. Artists such as R.E.M., Teenage Fanclub, The Replacements (who famously penned the song “Alex Chilton”) and Wilco all enthusiastically tout the artistic impact of the …

McLemore Ave (CD)

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Details Booker T & The M.G.’s‘ McLemore Avenue features instrumental covers of songs from The Beatles‘ Abbey Road album, which had been released only months earlier in September 1969. McLemore is the street housing the famed Stax studio in Memphis, TN. Tracklist 1. Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight / The End / Here Comes The Sun / Come Together …

Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get (CD)

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Details Up there with any soul album of the early ’70s is this 1972 Stax LP. Not only does this CD boast the title hit; the smash “In The Rain” (their biggest hit); the hit “Get Up and Get Down“, and the rest of the dance cuts and ballads on the original LP. It also adds 10 bonus cuts: “Fell for …

Born Under A Bad Sign (CD)

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Details The second studio album from Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign was released in 1967. King’s first album for Stax Records would change the face of American music with the modernization of the blues. Tracklist Born Under a Bad Sign Crosscut Saw Kansas City Oh, Pretty Woman Down Don’t Bother Me The Hunter I Almost Lost My Mind …

The Gospel Truth: The Complete Singles Collection (2-CD)

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Details Craft Recordings honors the music of The Gospel Truth Records, a subsidiary of Stax Records, with the first-ever complete collection of all 34 singles issued by the imprint between 1972 and 1974. The compilation features in-depth liner notes by Jared Boyd, a Memphis-based journalist and NPR radio host, who captured new interviews with Stax Records executive Al Bell, trailblazing gospel artist Rance Allen, and Mary …

Tearing at the Seams (Deluxe CD)

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Details Propelled by driving rhythms, blazing hornplay, and Rateliff’s rowdy, soul drenched vocals, Tearing at the Seams’ 14 track deluxe edition (including two bonus cuts) crackles with emotion and intensity. From anguished sorrow to ecstatic heights, Rateliff’s expressive tenor is unvarnished on the record’s tender R&B ballads and nitro-fueled rave-ups. Issued once again by Stax Records, Tearing at the Seams …