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GP | Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story | PBS

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

GREAT PERFORMANCES’ Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story details the story behind the legendary label that launched soul music greats — from Otis Redding and Isaac Hayes to The Staple Singers and Booker T. & the MGs — on Wednesday, August 1 at 9 pm (ET) on PBS (check local listings). For more information visit Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the PBS broadcast coincides with the 50th anniversary of Stax and the relaunch of the label by Concord Music Group. One of the longest-running performing arts anthologies on television, the award-winning GREAT PERFORMANCES series presents the best in music, dance and theater. The series is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts, public television viewers, and PBS. Major corporate funding is provided by UBS.

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