Record Store Day 2019

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Stax has 3 releases for Record Store Day 2019 FIND A STORE Albert King – Born Under a Bad Sign (Mono) (180-gram vinyl) Albert King’s legendary first album for Stax Records, featuring Booker T. & The MGs and the Memphis Horns. The Indianola, Mississippi-born “King of the Blues Guitar” cemented his legacy with this early-career set. While he’d recorded for …

STAX ’68: A MEMPHIS STORY DUE OUT OCTOBER 19th

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When it comes to soul, Stax Records owned the ’60s. Classic records from Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Rufus & Carla Thomas,and a legion of others helped transform what was once known as rhythm ‘n’ blues into rugged, emotionally bare “soul” music. This made Stax one of the decade’s most influential labels of any genre. It all crescendoed in 1968, a tempest-tossed …

OTIS REDDING’s LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS RECEIVES GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST ALBUM NOTES

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 HONOR MARKS FIRST GRAMMY WIN FOR WRITER LYNELL GEORGE Stax Records, along with Craft Recordings  ̶  the Catalog Division of Concord Music  ̶  are thrilled to announce a GRAMMY® win for Best Album Notes, awarded to Los Angeles-based journalist and essayist Lynell George for her work on the Otis Redding album, Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings. …

NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS RETURN WITH “TEARING AT THE SEAMS” OUT MARCH 9TH ON STAX RECORDS

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On March 9th, 2018 Stax Records will release Tearing at the Seams, the highly anticipated new album from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. Tearing at the Seams follows the band’s critically and commercially lauded self-titled debut album, which is certified GOLD in the U.S., Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands, Platinum in Canada and Silver in the U.K. “You Worry Me,” the lead single from the new album, is premiering worldwide today— …

STAX SINGLES, VOL. 4: RARITIES & THE BEST OF THE REST

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STAX SINGLES, VOL. 4: RARITIES & THE BEST OF THE REST DUE OUT FEBRUARY 9th   6-CD BOX SET COMPLETES POPULAR SERIES, OFFERING A DEEPER DIVE  INTO THE MEMPHIS LABEL’S MULTIPLE IMPRINTS   TITLE ROUNDS OUT COLLECTION OF ICONIC REISSUES CELEBRATING STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY Los Angeles, CA – Craft Recordings, the Catalog Division of Concord Music, is pleased to announce the …

NEW COMPILATION, STAX COUNTRY

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UNIQUE COLLECTION UNEARTHS RARE AND UNRELEASED COUNTRY TRACKS FROM THE LATTER DAYS OF THE STAX RECORDS EMPIRE TITLE JOINS A COLLECTION OF ICONIC REISSUES CELEBRATING STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY Los Angeles, Calif   ̶  Craft Recordings, the catalog division of Concord Music Group, is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Stax Country, a collection of rare and unreleased country songs, recorded in the …

SOULSVILLE U.S.A.: A CELEBRATION OF STAX

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CONCORD MUSIC GROUP AND RHINO ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASE  AS PART OF YEAR-LONG STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: On the heels of BBC’s tribute celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stax/Volt Revue’s first tour of the UK, Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment (Warner Music Group’s catalog division) are proud to announce Soulsville U.S.A.: A Celebration of Stax (set for release September 22nd) as part of their year-long joint campaign celebrating the 60th anniversary of iconic …

CONCORD MUSIC GROUP AND RHINO ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE CAMPAIGN TO CELEBRATE STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY

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CONCORD MUSIC GROUP AND RHINO ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE CAMPAIGN TO CELEBRATE STAX RECORDS’ 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR-LONG JOINT SALUTE FEATURES MULTIPLE ALBUMS, BOXED SETS AND LIVE PERFORMANCE RELEASES Click here for Stax Classics video trailer Click here for Stax Classics Spotify playlist Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment, Warner Music Group’s catalog division, are proud to announce a joint campaign celebrating the 60th anniversary …

WILLIAM BELL TO PERFORM ON THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

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CHANCE THE RAPPER, LITTLE BIG TOWN, AND STURGILL SIMPSON TO PERFORM ON THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® WILLIAM BELL AND GARY CLARK JR. TAPPED FOR A SPECIAL COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCE Music’s Biggest Night® — Hosted By James Corden — Airs Live On CBS, Feb. 12, 2017 SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2017) — Music’s Biggest Night® just got bigger with newly …

OTIS REDDING – LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS SET FOR OCTOBER 21st RELEASE

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COMPREHENSIVE SIX-CD COLLECTION CELEBRATES THE SOUL SINGER’S BARRIER-BREAKING 1966 PERFORMANCES ON THE SUNSET STRIP  ROLLING STONE PREMIERES NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED “HEARTFELT AND PASSIONATE” VERSION OF “MR. PITIFUL” Stax Records, an imprint of Concord Bicycle Music, is pleased to announce the release of Otis Redding – Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings. In chronological order, this six-CD collection presents the entirety of Redding’s historic performances …