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Stax Museum of American Soul Music

On the A' w/Souleo: Veteran Soul Singer Dr. Mable John's Groundbreaking Anti-Domestic Violence Song Highlighted in New Exhibition

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Dr. Mable John was only doing a friend a favor when she agreed to record the anti-domestic violence song, "Don't Hit Me No More." To her surprise the single's release in 1967 would forever change her life and inspire numerous listeners.

The Soul Of Memphis

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- One by one the teenage singers practice the opening lines to "Boogie Wonderland," a disco-funk hit from an era before they were born...

Guitarist Who Performed The 'Theme From Shaft' Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Charles "Skip" Pitts, the longtime Memphis guitar player for Isaac Hayes whose distinctive sound helped define soul and make ...