Wayne Jackson RIP
Jun23

Wayne Jackson RIP

We have lost the great member of the Stax soul family Wayne Jackson   He recorded a hit song his first day in the studio. He played on 52 Number One records and 83 Gold and Platinum records. He toured the world and shared the stage with many of the most influential artists in modern music. He was one of the most influential trumpet players in all of rock ‘n’ roll Wayne Jackson of the famed Memphis Horns has passed...

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The Bishop Is In The Building
Sep16

The Bishop Is In The Building

Read about our experiences at Reverend Al Green’s Tabernacle Church   Today I found heaven… And I can tell you where it is… 787 Hale Road Memphis Tennessee 38116 USA… Here… A two-hour service with Bishop A.L. Green aka Mr Al Green. This man today lead the service for 90 minutes – preaching, singing and bringing joy and laughter.  A twenty-odd choir, a full electric band – keys, guitar,...

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Wayne Jackson
Sep15

Wayne Jackson

Read about our special day at Stax Museum and Wayne Jackson’s home   Today was a bit like a dream. We did a few other things today but nothing seems important after our joyous meeting with Wayne Jackson and his wife Amy. Our friends Merryn and Ray from Mezray Tours had given me a contact point to arrange a possible private tour through the Stax Soul Museum in Memphis with Wayne and his wife and it came through – we...

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