Rufus Thomas Signs With Sun Records and Lays the Groundwork for Rock & Roll

History is made today with Rufus Thomas' new deal.

James Brown Hosts Concert In Chicago To Benefit Martin Luther King’s Operation Breadbasket

James Brown helped out MLK in a big way.

Video: Stax CEO Jim Stewart Comments On Losing All Masters To Atlantic

In this clip, Stax Records owner Jim Stewart discusses one of the most infamous contract blunders…

Stax CEO Shocked To Find That Atlantic Records Really Owns All Their Masters

Stax Records owner Jim Stewart refused to re-sign a distribution deal with Atlantic Records and terminated…

Comedian Richard Pryor Signs With LAFF Records; Sets The Stage For Ground Breaking Career

Comedian Richard Pryor inked a deal with Laff Records it was announced today (January 10, 1971).…