As leading songwriters and producers for the label, Hayes and Porter put together a vocal group with two male and two female singers, all of whom sang lead on some of the group's recordings. Colbert – who had been known from childhood as Blackfoot for his habit of walking barefoot on the tarred sidewalks of Memphis during the hot summers – had recorded solo singles before joining The Bar-Kays as lead singer, after four original band members were killed with Otis Redding in a plane crash.The original members were Norman West, John Colbert (a.k.a. Anita Louis was a backing singer on some of the records produced by Hayes and Porter.Memphis May Fire, formerly known as Oh Captain, My Captain is an American Christian metalcore band formed in Dallas, Texas and currently signed to Rise Records.Formed in 2006, they have released five studio albums and two EP's to date.Shelbra Bennett had recently joined the label as a singer.
Bassist Austin Radford joined the band to finish the tour but would decide to part ways with the band shortly thereafter creating his own band called, American Mantra as the lead singer.Under the leadership of our Pastor and Co-Pastor, St.Andrew has transformed our historic site into one with an up-to-date infrastructure, and contemporary telecommunications and technological capabilities. Andrew, Pastor Robinson founded and is the Past President and CEO of The Works, Inc., our associated, faith-based Community Housing Development Organization.The Soul Children was an American vocal group who recorded soul music for Stax Records in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The group was formed in 1968 by Isaac Hayes and David Porter of Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee, after one of the label's top acts, Sam & Dave, was forced to leave Stax and return to the Atlantic label following the termination of the Stax/Atlantic partnership. Billboard R&B chart – "The Sweeter He Is" (1969), "Hearsay" (1972), and "I'll Be The Other Woman" (1973) – all of which crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100.He replaced William Bell as a member of The Del-Rios in 1962, later recorded several unsuccessful solo singles in Memphis, and sang with a rock band, Colors Incorporated, which had been formed by members of Jerry Lee Lewis' band.