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Tyler, the Creator: Provocateur and inspiration for a new generation of hip hop artists.

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With his soulful strings and the crack rhythm section of Howard Grimes and the Hodges Bros.—Teenie, Charles, and Leroy—Willie Mitchell made stars out of O. V. Wright, Ann Peebles, Syl Johnson, and Al Green, giving neighboring Stax Records a run for its money.

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Stax Bassist Duck Dunn Remembered In Memphis.

Donald "Duck" Dunn played bass with Booker T & the MGs, who backed many of the hits Stax Records put out in the 1960s. He was 70 years old when he died Sunday in Tokyo. At the audio link, you can listen to a remembrance of Dunn's life and career that aired on All Things Considered. 

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EarthGang: Staying Fresh On the Road.

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The soul of Memphis

The birthplace of American pop was a place where dreams could be both fulfilled and dashed, and no one personified it better than the great Isaac Hayes.

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The night Memphis met the Sex Pistols.

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Interview: William Eggleston, king of the album cover photo

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Love Story: Psychedelic-rock legend Arthur Lee began and ended his life in Memphis. In between was quite a journey.

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Memphis sunset: The Mysterious death of Stax heartbeat Al Jackson, Jr

‘The Human Timekeeper’ and Stax staple would have turned 80 this week. Rock’s Backpages spotlights an investigation into his death – and the subsequent dissolution of Stax – that was originally published in Grand Royal in 1997

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I Know a Place: The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the people and city of Memphis.

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On the Road Again 

Approaching age 90, Mississippi bluesman T-Model Ford still relishes touring.

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A postcard from... Memphis.

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Marshall Chess cultivated a stimulating studio at Chess Records with the Cadet Concept label.

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40 Years of Ardent: The little recording studio on Madison has played a big part in Memphis music history.

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Kings Among Men: Meteoric East Coast rappers put “Soul To Rock And Roll,” ’80s-style.

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Duran Duran: Out to Reclaim the Crown.

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The Clash: London Calling

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Preston Shannon: Memphis lost one of the great ones last week.