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WREG-TV Memphis
Stax Music Academy chosen to benefit from Hard Rock Heals Foundationpower of music, but also to the work the Stax Music Academy has done in that sa
Stax Music Academy chosen to benefit from Hard Rock Heals Foundation
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
power of music, but also to the work the Stax Music Academy has done in that same vein for 16 years now,” said CEO of the Soulsville Foundation Calvin Stovall. “We are humbled and more energized than ever by this honor, which will allow us to... Read more
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Billboard
Rick Astley Scores First No. 1 Album on U.K. Charts in 29 Yearsfell 2-5. British soul star Beverley Knight notched a fourth top 10 album (and
Rick Astley Scores First No. 1 Album on U.K. Charts in 29 Years
Billboard / Posted 7 days ago
fell 2-5. British soul star Beverley Knight notched a fourth top 10 album (and first since 2007's Music City Soul) with Soulsville, her first for East West/Warner Music. Just beyond the top 10, veteran singer-songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan came... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Franklin house is about more than Aretha, and takes first step toward new lifeis that it would be a radio station for Stax. Can you imagine? ‘Coming to you l
Franklin house is about more than Aretha, and takes first step toward new life
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
is that it would be a radio station for Stax. Can you imagine? ‘Coming to you live from Aretha Franklin’s birth home in Soulsville USA.’” “I just want to really keep it standing. I raised my kids in this house and I would like for it to still... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Celebrate Chicago's rich music legacycomplex in Memphis. In addition to an engaging and interactive museum, the camp
Celebrate Chicago's rich music legacy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
complex in Memphis. In addition to an engaging and interactive museum, the campus includes the Stax Music Academy and the Soulsville charter school as well as a performing arts center. The museum brings in thousands of tourists to Soulsville, the... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
The Soulsville Record Swap at StaxThis Saturday afternoon, Goner Records and the Stax Museum will host the Soulsv
The Soulsville Record Swap at Stax
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
This Saturday afternoon, Goner Records and the Stax Museum will host the Soulsville Record Swap, a giant swap meet featuring albums, 45s, music memorabilia, and everything in between. Goner Records has been hosting a record swap for the past three... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home to be torn downabout a year and a half, maybe 2 years old," said Franklin. A number of groups
Judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home to be torn down
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
about a year and a half, maybe 2 years old," said Franklin. A number of groups, including Memphis Heritage, Stax and the Soulsville Foundation have tried to figure out how to give new life to the old home -- even move it. The current owner of... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home in Tenessee to be torn downabout a year and a half, maybe 2 years old,” said Franklin. A number of groups
Judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home in Tenessee to be torn down
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 10 days ago
about a year and a half, maybe 2 years old,” said Franklin. A number of groups, including Memphis Heritage, Stax and the Soulsville Foundation have tried to figure out how to give new life to the old home — even move it. The current owner of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Beverley Knight: Adele is 'absolutely a soulful artist just not in traditional sense' that go with that but it's absolutely soulful." After a five-year absence, Kni
Beverley Knight: Adele is 'absolutely a soulful artist just not in traditional sense'
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
that go with that but it's absolutely soulful." After a five-year absence, Knight has released her eighth studio album, Soulsville, featuring the lead single Middle Of Love and collaborations with Jools Holland, Jamie Cullum and Sam Moore.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Environmental judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home to be torn downabout a year and a half, maybe 2 years old," said Franklin. A number of groups
Environmental judge orders Aretha Franklin’s childhood home to be torn down
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 11 days ago
about a year and a half, maybe 2 years old," said Franklin. A number of groups, including Memphis Heritage, Stax and the Soulsville Foundation have tried to figure out how to give new life to the old home -- even move it. The current owner of... Read more
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International Business Times
Beverley Knight on new album: 'Soulsville sounds nothing like Beyonce but it has my own sound' It has taken five long years but Beverley Knight has returned to her first love
Beverley Knight on new album: 'Soulsville sounds nothing like Beyonce but it has my own sound'
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
It has taken five long years but Beverley Knight has returned to her first love of music with a new album titled Soulsville. After spending the last few years conquering the West End with critically-acclaimed performances in The Bodyguard and Cats,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
ServiceMaster to move Downtown, St. George's Experiment, FESJC and moreto attend a four-year university. (Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal) Good morn
ServiceMaster to move Downtown, St. George's Experiment, FESJC and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
to attend a four-year university. (Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal) Good morning in Memphis, where The 9:01 visits a Soulsville grocery that is a lifeline to many residents. And we'll visit Southwind, where The CA's veteran golf writer will... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Willie Earl Bates, owner of the Four Way Restaurant in South Memphis' Soulsville, USA community,
Willie Earl Bates
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 23 days ago
, owner of the Four Way Restaurant in South Memphis' Soulsville, USA community, died from cancer last week. I'm not sure the city of Memphis knows what it has lost. In 2001, after 50-plus years in operation under Clint and Irene... Read more
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chad
PREVIEW & AUDIO CHAT: UK soul queen Beverley Knight brings Soulsville to Yorkshire43-year-old singing sensation Beverley, now also doyenne of the West End, is on
PREVIEW & AUDIO CHAT: UK soul queen Beverley Knight brings Soulsville to Yorkshire
chad / Posted 25 days ago
43-year-old singing sensation Beverley, now also doyenne of the West End, is on a UK tour promoting forthcoming album. Soulsville - watch her mini documentary about making the album below. AUDIO: Beverley Knight talked about her tour, album,... Read more
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chad
PREVIEW: UK soul queen Beverley Knight brings Soulsville to Yorkshire43-year-old singing sensation Beverley, now also doyenne of the West End, is on
PREVIEW: UK soul queen Beverley Knight brings Soulsville to Yorkshire
chad / Posted 25 days ago
43-year-old singing sensation Beverley, now also doyenne of the West End, is on a UK tour promoting forthcoming album. Soulsville - watch her mini documentary about making the album below. Beverley will be performing tracks from the new album,... Read more

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