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Memphis Soul

Season 19, Episode 1 of 1

President and Mrs. Obama host a celebration of the timeless classics of "Memphis Soul" in this special taped in the East Room of the White House. The all-star concert honors the memorable soul sounds from the mid- to late-1960s that came from Memphis, Tennessee, and legendary labels like Stax-Volt Records, which featured artists such as Al Green, Mavis Staples, Carla Thomas, Otis Redding and many more. The evening pays homage to Memphis, a segregated city in the 1960s, where many whites and blacks nonetheless came together to make soulful music, a mix of gospel and potent rhythmic grooves - known as Memphis Soul.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
4/16/2013
8 p.m.
4/17/2013
1 a.m.
6/23/2013
2 p.m.
2/8/2014
8 p.m.
5/31/2014
9 p.m.
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