CLEVELAND: Grammy Museum MS w/songwriter series event


The next installment of the Words & Music: A Songwriter Series will take place on Tuesday, April 23, featuring an up close and personal look at the making of the GRAMMY®-winning compilation album Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos. The event will feature an all-star lineup of legendary Stax Records artists and songwriters, including GRAMMY winners William Bell and Deanie Parker, artist/songwriter Eddie Floyd, songwriter Henderson Thigpen, songwriter/session engineer/guitarist Bobby Manuel and GRAMMY-winning compilation producer Cheryl Pawelski.

Compiled by multi-GRAMMY-winning producer Cheryl Pawelski, Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos brings together 146 demos from the legendary Stax Records. Including 140 recordings that are previously unreleased, this collection combines both songwriter demos of some of music’s biggest songs with full blown arrangements of never released tracks. The compilation won two GRAMMY Awards at the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 4, 2024, for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes.

This program is sponsored by a Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area grant with the support of the Maddox Foundation and Mississippi Arts Commission.

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