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‘Respect Yourself’ Stax Documentary Worth A Look


Stax Records Doc A Sure Shot

By Amir Said (Sa’id)

“Stax Records replaced cotton as the biggest industry in Memphis, Tennessee!”
-Duck Dunn, Stax recording artist.

The above quote almost tells it all, but the Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story documentary offers a complete and searing look at one of America’s most important record labels: the mighty Stax Records. If I should ever be so blessed to be in the position to acquire the Stax catalog, you can bet your bottom dollar, it’s gonna be a stone cold hour when I get it…

For educational purposes…

Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story (Trailor, PBS)

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About Author

Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual