Booker T presents The Stax Revue
Another exciting addition to the first artist announcement is the iconic Booker T. presenting the Stax Records Revue. It will be a rare opportunity to see the classic Stax Records repertoire, performed by the man who wrote so many of the songs and played on the original recordings.
Booker T. will be honouring some of the greatest soul classics from the legendary Stax Records label with his band, a horn section and singers. Booker T.’s Stax Revue will be performing the classic Stax repertoire including; ‘Green Onions’ (Booker T. & the MG's), ‘Try A Little Tenderness’ (Otis Redding), ‘Mr Big Stuff’ (Jean Knight), ‘Gee Whiz’ (Carla Thomas), ‘Respect’ (Otis Redding/ Aretha Franklin), ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ (Albert King), ‘Time Is Tight’ (Booker T. & the MG's), ‘Hold On I'm Comin' (Sam & Dave) and ‘When Something Is Wrong With My Baby’ (Sam & Dave).
After premiering this special show in the U.S, Booker T., a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musician Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and winner of four Grammy Awards is excited to be presenting this journey through soul, blues and R&B in Australia for the very first time at Bluesfest.