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Stax Records and the Making of Blaxploitation Soundtracks

In the 1970s, what most Blaxploitation films had in common were their scorching soundtracks that sounded great in the grindhouse blaring through ancient speakers. As the rhythms from the soundtrack washed over the audience, sometimes the cinematic adventures became secondary to the driving funk grooves, lush Moog textures, blaring horns, stirring strings highlighting gruff vocals

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