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By Jim Pinckney In Music

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20th October, 2011
Despite being a notorious alcoholic and first-rate carouser and not being the world’s greatest tenor sax player, Charles “Packy” Axton presents a compelling musical story on LATE LATE PARTY 1965-67. His mother, Estelle Axton, and uncle Jim Stewart were co-originators of the Stax label and Packy found himself consorting with such greats as Booker T Jones, Steve Cropper and Donald “Duck” Dunn from an early age. The 17 predominantly instrumental cuts on this solid compilation may not quite reach the heights of his ...

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