2021 Introduction: Inducted into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in May, veteran soul man William Bell created classic recordings during his years with Stax in the ‘60s and early ‘70s including international pop/R&B hit duets with the late Judy Clay. David Nathan met up with him in 1977 for an in person conversation as the single “Trying To Love Two” headed for No. 1 on the US R&B charts and gold record status…
CARLA THOMAS: LET ME BE GOOD TO YOU -The Atlantic & Stax Recordings (1960-1968), 4CD Box Set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)
SoulMusic Records is proud to present a first-of-its-kind complete collection of all of the Atlantic and Stax recordings by Carla Thomas, released between 1960-1968. With a total of 94 tracks, “Let Me Be Good To You” celebrates ‘The First Lady Of Stax Records’ whose 1961 classic hit ‘Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)’ led to the Memphis-based label’s distribution with Atlantic Records. Sequenced by session, the deluxe 4-CD set includes tracks from Carla’s four solo albums, plus the famed 1967 “King & Queen” LP of duets with the late Otis Redding.