Soulsville

Mid-South News
4:49 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

I'll Take You There: Using Music To Revitalize Soulsville

The home of bluesman Memphis Slim, a historic site next to the Stax Museum. A partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra plans to turn this house into a place where musicians can practice and record.

More than 50 years after a small recording company moved into a rundown movie theater on East McLemore Avenue and took the name Stax Records, a partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra is attempting to revitalize the neighborhood around Stax using what the area is best known for—music.

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