Archive for January, 2008

Sally’s Midnight Blues

I have always loved the rhythm and blues recordings from the Stax and Atlantic labels, featuring artists like Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Otis Redding, etc. These classic tracks featured outstanding, soulful vocalists backed up by the best session players in the business – like Booker T. and the MGs, and the Muscle Shoals house band. One of the many admirable things about this music is the color-blind nature of the musicians involved. Booker T. and MGs had two black and two white members. (more…)

January 18, 2008 at 11:34 am Leave a comment


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