| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
I arrived in Memphis for the first time in 1996, on a mission to visit, among other places in town, Stax Records, the recording studio and label responsible for producing the most enduring American soul music of all time from a roster of artists topped by...
| May 4, 2012
Character actor often played the 'heavy'
George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:15 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...