iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Platinum Collection by The Mar-Keys, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Platinum Collection

The Mar-Keys

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

As the first house band for Stax Records, the Mar-Keys helped create the very sound of Southern soul, and at their peak they were arguably one of the finest instrumental party bands in the history of the universe. Still, they only had a single hit, the marvelous and classic "Last Night" from 1961, although — as this delightful anthology shows — they knew how to go to the well and they did it time and time again. "Last Night" is here, as are lesser-known gems like the deliciously greasy "Plantation Inn" and the elegant, precise, but still soulful "Walking with the Duke," making this a fine introduction to a criminally unsung group.

Biography

Formed: 1958 in Memphis, TN

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s

Despite scoring only one national hit, the 1961 instrumental smash "Last Night," the Mar-Keys remain one of the most important groups ever to emerge from the Memphis music scene. As the first house band for the legendary Stax label, they appeared on some of the greatest records in soul history, with their ranks also producing such renowned musicians as guitarist Steve Cropper and bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn. The Mar-Keys formed in 1958 and included drummer Terry Johnson, pianist Jerry Lee "Smoochie"...
Full bio
The Platinum Collection, The Mar-Keys
View In iTunes
  • £5.99
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music, Soul, Rock
  • Released: 19 March 2007

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Followers

Contemporaries