Monday, October 26, 2015

Music and Movies: Muscle Shoals

On the edge of the Alabama border, along the Tennessee river, sits a town that is the birthplace of gritty, funky, R&B, Soul, and Southern Rock.

A sound born out of adversity, hardship, and loss
Out of the heart, soul, and gut
Out of the mud of the river that sings

This is the story of the Muscle Shoals sound.

Muscle Shoals
The incredible true story of a small town with a big sound.

The great thing about recording is, from then on you're immortal because it’s in the grooves, right? Keith Richards

Etta James... Aretha... Skynard... it just goes on and on...

But this is one of my favorites:

(Amazon download)

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