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0 Stax 50th Anniversary Show to Benefit the Stax Museum

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  • by Kingsley H. Smith
  • 05/08/2007

Several Stax Record label legends are reuniting onstage Friday, June 22, 2007 at the Orpheum Theater in the shadow of Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee.

2007 marks the 50th anniversary of Stax, the legendary hot house of southern soul.

Isaac Hayes, Booker T & the MGs (featuring Steve Cropper & Duck Dunn), Eddie Floyd, William Bell, Mavis Staples, the Soul Children, and the Reddings (honoring the legacy of their father Otis Redding) will perform along with special guest Angie Stone (new to the Stax label in 2007).

More Stax stars and special guests are still to be announced.

Proceeds from the Orpheum extravaganza will benefit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the world's only soul music museum, located at the site of the old Stax headquarters on Memphis' historic McLemore Avenue.

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