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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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Big News For Big Star
Jul30

Big News For Big Star

Read about the re-issue of a pair of Big Star’s classic albums BIG STAR’S #1 RECORD AND RADIO CITY TO BE REMASTERED AND REISSUED BY STAX RECORDS Albums available September 2 Packaging to include new liner notes by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills   Memphis’ prestigious Stax Records will reissue two seminal albums by one of the most influential bands: #1 Record and Radio City by Big Star.  Both releases, which have been out of...

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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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