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Concord Acquires Bill Carrier Sr.’s Stax Records Photos

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MEMPHIS, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Harmony, the present proprietor of the enduring Stax Data, introduced the acquisition of the famous photographer Invoice Service Sr.’s API photograph assortment from Memphis Stax Data.

The pictures, lots of which graced the entrance of some the label’s albums, featured artists such Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Sam & Dave, Rufus and Carla Thomas, William Bell, Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Eddie Floyd, The Bar-Kays, Johnnie Taylor, The Astors, The Mad Lads, Mable John, Judy Clay and extra.

Service was first employed by Jim Stewart and Deanie Parker of Stax Data in 1962 to {photograph} the label’s artists in addition to the historic Stax Data Studio and jam classes with key artists.

The pictures performed a major function within the label’s early promotional efforts.

“I’m happy that Invoice Service Jr. has entrusted Harmony along with his father’s invaluable assortment.” stated Deanie Parker, Stax Data’ Director of Publicity and Artist Relations all through most of its historical past and founding President and CEO of the Soulsville Basis. “These pictures painting the picture of Stax at a pivotal second in our historical past.”

“I’m delighted that The Stax Assortment has discovered a house with Harmony. It was key for me to assist present the very best archival worth in order that the world might proceed to understand these artists who modified music historical past worldwide,” added Invoice Service Jr.


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