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Class 6: Late 60s R&B, Stax Records, and James Brown

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Join us in exploring the dynamic world of 1960s R&B, a pivotal decade that saw the rise of some of the most influential music in history. This class will focus on the iconic Stax Records, a label that became synonymous with the soul sound, and the legendary James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul." We will examine how Stax Records shaped the R&B genre with its distinctive sound and stellar roster of artists, and how James Brown's innovative music and electrifying performances revolutionized the industry. Through in-depth analysis, historical context, and listening sessions, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the 60s R&B scene and its lasting impact on modern music.

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