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Eddie Floyd

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New albums from Donovan, Jefferson Airplane, more

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 26 February 1967

MELLOW YELLOW The Provocative Donovan ...

Otis Redding, Sam & Dave et al: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 25 March 1967


Otis Redding, Sam & Dave et al: Stax/Volt Revue Tour, Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 25 March 1967


Otis Redding, Sam and Dave et al: "Hit the Road Stax", Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Hugh Nolan, Disc and Music Echo, 25 March 1967

Stax sensation ...

Stax Volt

Profile and Interview by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 25 March 1967

Sometimes, fame comes to a label as well as a star — like Tamla Motown. Now here's Stax Volt from America with hot soul discs, ...

R.M. Stax Show Review Row — Label Manager Replies To Criticism

Readers' Letters by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 1 April 1967

RECORD MIRROR'S Norman Jopling went to the very first performance of the "Hit The Road Stax" tour in Britain — first house at Finsbury Park. ...

Various Artists: Hit The Road Stax; Sam and Dave: Double Dynamite (both Stax)

Review by uncredited writer, Disc and Music Echo, 8 April 1967

Sam and Dave plus a Stax of soul! ...

Albums from Elvis Presley, Judy Collins, Eddie Floyd et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 15 April 1967

Remarkable sincerity on El's How Great Thou Art album. ...

Eddie Floyd: When's 'Wood' Gonna Lay Down and Die?

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 22 April 1967

ROLY-POLY Eddie Floyd beamed a big banana-sized grin. "Man," he said, "When am I gonna get a chance to get another record in the charts? ...

Eddie Floyd: Knocking On The Wrong Wood

Profile and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 2 December 1967


Greentree — Eddie Floyd To You — Is Back In Town!

Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 2 December 1967

KNOCK ON wood and raise your hand, 'cos things get better baby on a Saturday night and Greentree's back in town! ...

The Stax Story (part 7): Eddie Floyd

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, March 1968

EDDIE FLOYD, born June 25, 1935 in Montgomery, Alabama, grew up with the idea of entertaining as a profession. Eddie idolized Johnny Ace from the ...

On Disc: Singles Reviewed By John E. Abbey

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 29 March 1970


Johnny Adams: Heart And Soul; Eddie Floyd Down To Earth

Review by Charlie Gillett, Creem, October 1971

If anybody doubts that this is a poverty-stricken era for popular music, let him name a black solo male singer whose records he looks forward ...

Eddie Floyd: Malaco Is The Stax Of Tomorrow

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 17 August 1976

"MALACO? It's got a great future. It reminds me of Stax in the early days – there is that kind of atmosphere about the place ...

Stax: The Soul of a City

Interview by Richard Wootton, Melody Maker, 10 March 1979

RICHARD WOOTTON talks to David Porter about the life and tempos of Stax ...

Various Artists: The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 1959-68

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, September 1998

Epic set of Sixties soul classics, formerly import-only ...

Stax: The Stax Story

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, March 2001

Four-disc overview for the label that brought you sweet soul music ...

Eddie Floyd with Tony Fletcher: Knock! Knock! Knock! On Wood – A Life In Soul

Book Review by Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, 30 September 2020

EDDIE FLOYD isn't a household name like Wilson Pickett or Otis Redding, his private life was never as lively as Marvin Gaye or James Brown, ...


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