• BLACK MUSIC MOMENT #42: Satellite Records Changes Name To Stax Records

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    Stax recordsWhere: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)
    926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106-3338

    When: September, 1961

    What: Founded in 1957 as Satellite Records, the small record label founded by brother and sister, Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton, changed its name to Stax, and becomes a major player in the creation of the Southern soul and Memphis soul music styles.

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