Stax Records Stax Records electrified R&B. The studio bands were as famous as the stars -- like Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd and Otis Redding -- they backed up. Now the recording studio is a museum, and the music and the stories of Stax live on. Join host Neal Conan for a look at this R&B institution.

Guests:

Eddie Floyd
*singer songwriter for Stax Records

David Porter
*Song writer & record producer for Stax

Deanie Parker
*President and Executive Director of Soulsville (a nonprofit organization that operates the museum and the Stax Music Academy)

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Stax Records electrified R&B. The studio bands were as famous as the stars — like Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd and Otis Redding — they backed up. Now the recording studio is a museum, and the music and the stories of Stax live on. Join host Neal Conan for a look at this R&B institution.

Guests:

Eddie Floyd
*singer songwriter for Stax Records

David Porter
*Song writer & record producer for Stax

Deanie Parker
*President and Executive Director of Soulsville (a nonprofit organization that operates the museum and the Stax Music Academy)