We passed on Graceland and went straight to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. It was a moving and informative experience, and I came away with a naive, romantic notion of a... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Big Dan
Great history of Stax, a wonderful source of really great music that most folks don't even know existed. Read it with Youtube and you'll really understand how great they were.Published 16 days ago by Evelyn
An interesting book about a record company that was a huge influence on American Music.
Before this book, I knew STAX was big. Read more
After some revelations and reflections, I've decided this book is outstanding. I get it now. The social and cultural setting gives context. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a great book. Robert Gordon gives you a step by step history of the rise and fall of Stax Records. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bluezinger
Respect Yourself provides an educational and enjoyable journey through soul music in the 60s and 70s. Read morePublished 3 months ago by K.B.
I thorouhly enjoyed this book ~ reading about Whites and Blacks working together in the otherwise segregated southern city of Memphis, the contrasts between the Stax operation and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by S. Brown
This is definitely not a "white wash," but it is an absolute inspiration! I could not put it down until I hit the last page. Can't get the stories out of my mind...Published 5 months ago by Donald E. Elmer