Stax: Discrimination While On Tour

Floyd Newman

Floyd Newman, saxophonist, session musician and bandleader with Stax Records, and part of the famed Memphis Horns, discusses his life in the music industry, life on the road, and the discrimination he faced while on tour with BB King. He said, "Quite often, we had to stay at peoples homes because there was no hotel that would accept colored people -- that was our name at that time. Colored people."

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