Ladies Night

In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we take each and every one of you out for Ladies Night! And guess what? It’s a two-for-one special tonight because we each share the story of a Memphis lady we love. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play First, Rebecca makes Caitlin play […]

Memphis Memories

Your Memphis Memories: That Time with Willie Mitchell

This is the first entry on what I envision to become a lasting series of people’s Memphis memories that come to us via email or messages. This first one is from Tee Cardaci in Brazil whom I had emailed back and forth with before our book was published in 2014. Tee is a DJ who […]

Downtown South Memphis

Rum Boogie Memorabilia

  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 […]

South Memphis

How STAX Got Its Name

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 […]