PBS NewsHour

Memphis youth carry on the legacy of Stax Records soul music

Clip: 07/07/2018 | 6m 1s

Stax Music Academy is located on the site of the original Stax Records studio in historic Soulsville, which many legendary musicians -- including Aretha Franklin, Memphis Slim, and Booker T. Jones -- called home. It aims to nurture the next generation of musicians in the Memphis neighborhood that defined soul music.

Aired: 07/07/18

Rating: NR

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