Stax Album Discography, Part 5 (Promos and Related Albums)
by David Edwards and Mike Callahan
Last update: October 20, 1999

After the Stax-Atlantic split in 1967, Atlantic reissued many of the Stax albums on Atlantic.

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Number - Title - Artist [Release Date] (Chart) Contents

Stax A-11 - Stay In School, Don't Be A Dropout - Various Artists [1967] The label on this album is blue with black printing, same as the standard label used for mono copies of the 700 series. Announcement - Otis Redding/Hucklebuck - Otis Redding/Announcement (2) - Carla Thomas/I Want To Be Your Baby - Carla Thomas/Announcement - Eddie Floyd/Holding On With Both Hands - Eddie Floyd/Announcement (2) - William Bell/It's Happening All Over - William Bell//Announcement - Sam & Dave/My Reason For Living/Group Discussion - All/Soul Sanction - Booker T. & MG's/Announcement (2) - Mar-Keys/Plantation Inn - Mar-Keys

TL-ST-133 - Atlantic-Atco Records Promotional LP for Record Department-In-Store-Play - Booker T. and the MG's/Various Artists [1968] This record has one side containing selections from Stax LP-713, In the Christmas Spirit by Booker T. and the MG's, and the other side containing selections from Atco LP 33-269, Soul Christmas. The album has white promo labels; the cover has a picture of the second version of Stax LP-713 (Santa cover) and Atco LP-33-269. A DJ introduces the songs on each side. Introduction/We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/Silver Bells - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/Blue Christmas - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/Silent Night - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/We Three Kings - Booker T. and the MG's/Introduction/Closing //Introduction/White Christmas - Otis Redding/Introduction/The Christmas Song - King Curtis/Introduction/Back Door Santa - Clarence Carter/Introduction/I'll Make Everyday Christmas - Joe Tex/ Introduction/Presents for Christmas - Solomon Burke/Introduction/Every Day Will Be Like a Holiday - William Bell/Closing

Stax In-Store Play LP - Funkton - Booker T. & MG's [1968] One Sided record, white label promo. Soul Limbo/Hang ‘Em High/Time Is Tight/Johnnie I Love You/Mrs. Robinson/You're All I Need To Get By

Stax STS1 - Stax.. Once You've Been There, You Know You're Home - Various Artists [1971] (2-LP set) White label promo issues, cover is white gatefold type with no printing. Disc 1: People Get Ready - Eddie Floyd/Salvation - Eddie Floyd/The Hang Ups Of Holding On - Soul Children/The Hang Ups Of Holding On, Part 2 - Soul Children//Creeper's Funkatrations - Mar- Keys/Angel Dust - Mar-Keys/Honky Tonk Woman - Albert King/Bay Area Blues - Albert King ; Disc 2: Feel The Warm - Billy Eckstine/Mixed Up Girl Billy Eckstine/You Got A Good Thing - Little Sonny/A Woman Named Trouble - Little Sonny//You Just Don't Know - Kim Weston/Got To Get You Off My Mind - Kim Weston/Make Me Believe You'll Stay - John KaSandra/That's What Life Is All About - John KaSandra

Stax SLE-0373 - Dave Clark Thru '72 - Dave Clark [1972] Dave Clark was a veteran promotion man who worked for Stax and headed up the Gospel Truth label. The label is green with black printing. This record was a hand out at a Testimonial Dinner May 6, 1972 at the Sheraton Metro Hotel in Detroit, Michigan. On the record Dave Clark reminisces about the early days of record promotion.

Enterprise EM-0359 - Enterprise Special from the Stax Organization - Isaac Hayes [1972] White label promo issue of open end radio interview with Isaac Hayes. Isaac Hayes discusses "Black Moses" album/Part Time Love/Isaac Hayes discusses his stage appearance/A Brand New Me/Isaac Hayes discusses how he got the Black Moses nickname and his rapping/(They Long To Be) Close to You//Isaac Hayes discusses his piano playing/You're Love is So Doggone Good/Isaac Hayes discusses his musical influences/Good Love 6-6999


The following Atlantic and Atco Records issues were originally recorded by Stax. Generally, Atlantic reissued the Stax material on Atlantic, and the Volt material on Atco.

SD-1599 - In The Beginning - Isaac Hayes [1972] Reissue of Enterprise SD 13-101 Original label is red and green with a white stripe side to side. Precious Precious/When I Fall In Love/Medley: I Just Want To Make Love To You-Rock Me Baby//Medley: Going To Chicago Blues-Misty/You Don't Know Like I Know

SD-8055 - Last Night - Mar-Keys [1961] Original label on monaural is red and purple with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Original label on stereo is green and blue with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Morning After/Diana/Alright O.K. You Win/Sticks And Stones/Misty/Night Before//About Noon/One Degree North/Sack O Woe/Hold It/Ebb Tide/Last Night

SD-8057 - Gee Whiz - Carla Thomas [1961] Original label on monaural is red and purple with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Original label on stereo is green and blue with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)/Dance With Me/A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening/Your Love/Fools Fall In Love/To The Aisle//The Masquerade Is Over/A Love Of My Own/Promises/It Ain't Me/For You/The Love We Shared

SD-8062 - Do the Pop-Eye with the Mar-Keys - Mar-Keys [1962] Original label on monaural is red and purple with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Original label on stereo is green and blue with a white stripe going through the center of the label. Pop-Eye Stroll/Wimp- Burger/Straight From The Can/Cause I Love You/Squint-Eye/Pop-Eye Rider//Gonna Work Out Fine/Sit Still/Too Pooped To Pop-Eye/Sweet-P Crawl/Muscles A-Comin' Home/Sailor Man Waltz

SD-8114 - In the Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett [1965] (Stax titles are indicated with an asterisk.) *In The Midnight Hour/*That's A Man's Way/*Don't Fight It/*I'm Not Tired/Teardrops Will Fall/Take A Little Love/For Better Or For Worse/I Found A Love/I'm Gonna Cry/Take This Love I've Got/Come Home Baby/Let's Kiss And Make Up

SD-8120 - See-Saw - Don Covay [1966] (Stax titles are indicated with an asterisk.) *See Saw (S)/The Boomerang (S)/Everything Gonna Be Everything (S)/Fat Man (S)/Precious You (S)/*Iron Out The Rough Spots (S)//Please Do Something (S)/*I Never Get Enough Of Your Love (S)/The Usual Place (S)/A Woman's Love (S)/*Sookie Sookie (S)/Mercy Mercy (S)

SD-8129 - The Exciting Wilson Pickett - Wilson Pickett [1966] (Stax titles are indicated with an asterisk.) *634-5789/*In The Midnight Hour/*99 And A Half (Won't Do)/*Danger Zone/*I'm Drifting/*It's All Over/Land Of 1000 Dances/Something You Got/Barefootin'/Mercy Mercy/You're So Fine/She's So Good To Me

SD-8202 - The Best of Booker T. and the MG's - Booker T. & MG's [1968] (11-68, #167) Hip Hug-Her (S)/Slim Jenkins' Place (S)/Green Onions (E)/Soul Dressing (S)/Jellybread (E)/Groovin' (S)//Mo' Onions (E)/Summertime (S)/Boot-Leg (E)/Can't Be Still (E)/Tic-Tac-Toe (E)/Red Beans And Rice (S)

SD-8205 - I Thank You - Sam & Dave [1968] I Thank You/Everybody Got To Believe In Somebody/These Arms Of Mine/Wrap It Up/If I Didn't Have A Girl Like You/You Don't Know What You Mean To Me/Don't Turn Your Heater On/Talk To The Man/Love Is After Me/Ain't That A Lot Of Love/Don't Waste That Love/That Lucky Old Sun

SD-8213 - King of the Blues Guitar - Albert King [1969] Cold Feet/You're Gonna Need Me/Born Under A Bad Sign/I Love Lucy/Crosscut Saw/You Sure Drive A Hard Bargain//Oh Pretty Woman/Overall Junction/Funk-Shun/Laundromat Blues/Personal Manager

SD-8218 - The Best of Sam & Dave - Sam & Dave [1969] (2-69, #87) Hold On I'm Comin' (S)/When Something Is Wrong With My Baby (S)/You Don't Know Like I Know (S)/May I Baby (S)/Soul Man (S)/Soothe Me (S)/I Thank You (S)//I Take What I Want (E)/Wrap It Up (S)/You Don't Know What You Mean To Me (S)/Small Portion Of Your Love (S)/You Got Me Hummin' (S)/Can't You Find Another Way (Of Doing It) (S)/Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody (S)

SD-8232 - The Best of Carla Thomas - Carla Thomas [1969] Gee Whiz (E)/Bring It On Home To Me (E)/Oh! What A Fool I've Been (E)/No Time To Lose (E)/A Woman's Love (E)/Comfort Me (E)/Tramp [with Otis Redding] (S)//B-A-B-Y (E)/Stop! Look What You're Doing (E)/Let Me Be Good To You (E)/Stop Thief (S)/Pick Up The Pieces (E)/A Dime A Dozen (E)/Lovey Dovey [with Otis Redding] (S)

ED 133 - Can't Stand Up For Falling Down - Sam & Dave [1984] Both Stax and Atlantic recordings. Baby Baby Don't Stop Now/I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down/Born Again/My Reason For Living/This Is Your World/Holdin' On/Come On In/When You Steal From Me (You're Only Cheating Yourself)//I'm Not An Indian Giver/Get It/Ooh Ooh Ooh/Don't Pull Your Love Out/Knock It Out Of The Park/You Easily Excite Me/One Part Love Two Part Pain/Jody Ryder Got Killed

Thanks to Patrick Montier and Ray Ellis.

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