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Rum Boogie Memorabilia

In Downtown, South Memphis by Rebecca Phillips0 Comments

  Rum Boogie Cafe may stand out as the most authentic blues bar on Beale Street. Felicia Kirkland, one of the bar’s managers, would attest to that. She tells us they don’t play anything but the blues and that’s exactly what we were listening to while enjoying a tasty southern meal for lunch there on a Tuesday afternoon. Upon entering …

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How STAX Got Its Name

In South Memphis by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

This is a guest post brought to you by Emily Cupples. You are bound to learn a few facts about Stax Records that will make you look like a real smartypants at your next Memphis dinner party. Ever really ask yourself where Stax got its name? Does it stand for the stacks of money with the label? Or does it …