Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Stax Recording Studios

Marker ID: THC 4E 102
Location: 926 E. McClemore, Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 6.935    W 090° 1.883
  35.11558333    -90.03138333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Stax Recording Studios

On this site stood Stax Records, Inc. which boasted such stars as Otis Redding, Rufus and Carla Thomas, Isaac Hayes, the Staple Singers, Albert King, the Bar~Kays, and many others. It relied upon its deep soul roots to carry it through, struggling from a back~street garage in 1957 to become a multi~million~dollar organization.

Tennessee Historical Commission.