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Hayes, Porter and the Soul of Stax

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Hayes, Porter and the Soul of Stax

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Hayes, Porter and the Soul of Stax

Hayes, Porter and the Soul of Stax

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An old theater in south Memphis that served as the studio for Stax Records is making its debut this weekend as the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Two of the top songwriters at Stax were Isaac Hayes and David Porter. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.