As late Stax founder gets a special Grammy, a peek into his post-label life

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 13, 2023 11:44 AM CT | Published: February 03, 2023 4:00 AM CT

At one time, Stax founder Jim Stewart had musicians such as Otis Redding and Janis Joplin over to his house. He hasn’t always gotten a lot of fanfare himself, but that was part of his M.O. 


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Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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