Sunday, April 14, 2024

Watch Sam Moore, Tom Jones, William Bell at Stax Records’ 50th Anniversary Show in London


On Friday night Sam Moore and William Bell led an all star group of singers including Tom Jones and Beverly Knight in a 50th anniversary Stax Records show at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Don’t you wish you could have been there!?

Here are a couple of clips. I’m kind of hoping Sam Moore gets a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award this year. In October he turns 82.

Sam Moore and Tom Jones sing the Sam and Dave classic “I Can’t Stand Up for Falling Down”

Sam Moore “Soul Man”

William Bell and Beverly Knight sing Bell and Judy Clay’s 1968 hit “Private Number”:

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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