Stax: Respect Yourself The Stax-Volt Revue Tour 1967

17/09/2007
  |  Buy to Own: 17/09/2007
  |  230 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Double DVD set celebrating Stax records, the soul label that defined the 'Memphis Sound' in the late 1960s and early 70s. 'Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story' (2007) is a documentary about the label, which produced a catalogue of Top 100 records including such soul classics as 'Soul Man', '(Sittin On) the Dock of the Bay', 'Green Onions', 'Midnight Hour', 'I'll Take You There', 'Respect Yourself', 'Theme from Shaft' and many more. Stax also launched the careers of a who's who of soul music greats: Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd, Carla and Rufus Thomas, Albert King and Booker T and the MGs, to name just a few. 'Stax-Volt Revue: Live in Norway 1967' is a film of the historic concert considered by many soul music fans to be one of the greatest line-ups of artists ever to grace the concert stage. It took place on April 7 1967 in Oslo, Norway and includes performances by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, Arthur Conley, The Mar-Keys and Booker T and the MGs.