SB 30 Episode 60: The magic and majesty of the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer, with historian and organist Vincent Astor

“I became very verklempt. It was such a wonder to play it and hear it again. It’s hard to describe. When I was down here…

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Tracking History: Hi Records, which brought the music of the people to the people during the Civil Rights Era

By Shannon Seaton, for SoundBoard In the height of 1960’s, the beacon of Memphis Soul Music shone bright.   Multiple stand-out labels cut vinyl records during…

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“I hope we never forget this awful season.” Quarantine Diaries, Memphis: Liz Brasher

A revealing series of self-portraits during the quarantine These profiles were photographed and written during the spring months when we were first introduced to the…

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