ETA: Oooh, boy, this is gonna be good….
Stax PBS Special Preview
Thanks to AH for the head’s up on PBS’ upcoming documentary on Stax Records. It premieres on PBS this Wednesday, August 1st. Check your local listings, but in Alabama, it’s on at 8:00 p.m. CDT.
It appears that the segment will also be available through iTunes podcast, as well. This should be a great retrospective of the institution that brought us such great Soul artists, like Otis Redding, Booker T. and the MGs, Sam & Dave, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Rufus & Carla Thomas and many more…Here is the fantastic Songlist that will be featured.
The prospect of hearing the back story on Mr. Big Stuff is, in itself, worth watching.
Mr. Big Stuff, Jean Knight (introduced by former Stax Records owner, Al Bell)