Black History Month: Rock Hall pays tribute to Stax Records
February 2, 2008
“There are many roots of pop music and rock and roll, but if you were to pick only one, without which the music wouldn’t exist, it would have to be the contributions of Black musicians,” said curator Howard Kramer.
Stax was founded in Memphis in 1957, and became home to Isaac Hayes, Booker T and the MG’s, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave and others.
Read the entire story here. It includes a link to the Rock Hall’s schedule of Black History Month events.