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Stax '68: A Memphis Story

Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes and Booker T. & the M.G.'s are just a few of the artists featured on Stax '68 A Memphis Story. The box set includes every single released by Stax Records in 1968. That's 134 songs! In this episode, Stax recording artist William Bell tells stories about making music in Memphis during a tumultuous year that included the sanitation workers' strike and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

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