Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Top choice in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, May 12, 2015 : The Stax Museum is a replica of Stax recording studio. It celebrates the legacy of Stax Records and its artists as Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, and many others.; Shutterstock ID 283890692; your: Bridget Brown; gl: 65050; netsuite: Online Editorial; full: POI Image Update

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Wanna get funky? Head directly to Soulsville, USA, where this 17,000-sq-ft museum sits on the site of the old Stax recording studio. This venerable spot was soul music's epicenter in the 1960s, when Otis Redding, Booker T and the MGs, and Wilson Pickett recorded here.

Dive into soul-music history with photos, displays of '60s and '70s stage clothing, a Soul Train dance floor complete with musical accompaniment and video, and, above all, Isaac Hayes' 1972 Superfly Cadillac, outfitted with shag-fur carpeting and 24-karat-gold exterior trim.