"Memphis Rent Party," new by Robert Gordon

Mar 8, 2018

No one has covered the early years of the Memphis sound as exhaustively as Robert Gordon.

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His books include It Came from Memphis, Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters, and Respect Youself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion. His new book, Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock and Soul in Music's Hometown, includes early magazine pieces, never-published stories, interview transcripts and personal reminiscences about seminal figures in the development of Memphis music, both famous and little known.

Robert will be signing Memphis Rent Party at 6:30 pm, March 9, at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and 8 pm, March 10, at Earnestine and Hazel's.