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Rick Hall on Working With Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Paul Anka

Rick Hall is a producer / engineer responsible for more than 40 gold and platinum hits and launching the careers of all-time greats like Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett and more. 71 more words

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RIP Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge died from liver cancer yesterday. He was 74. Born in 1940 in Alabama, Sledge was performing at weekends with a band called The Esquires Combo when he was introduced to record producer Quin Ivy in 1965. 53 more words


VIDEO - Anderson East - "Find 'Em, Fool 'Em, and Forget 'Em" FAME Studio

Anderson East.  Recorded in the legendary FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  A greasy, retro, horns-and-soul cut, with whiskey and asphalt vocals.  Has a new album coming this summer.  6 more words

Roots Rock Twang News

North Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia

Why hello there!

I know, it’s been quite a while. You thought I ditched wordpress didn’t you? ( not suggesting that I have any readers… 469 more words


The ROLLING STONES - " Sticky Fingers " Reissue

Sticky Fingers was over 500 days in the making; from when recording began to when it was originally released in April 1971 – anticipation from fans was intense. 804 more words


The Man, The Legend: Rick Hall

Today in one of my spontaneous adventures, I had the chance to listen to Rick Hall, the world’s number one music producer and founder of the oldest continuously operating studio in the world under the same owner, Fame Studios, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. 343 more words


SIGIHT (Song I'm Glad I Heard Today): Boz Scaggs "Near You"

Namedrop Boz Scaggs and most immediately think of one, maybe two songs; the songs that radio have kept alive for nearly forty years, namely “Lowdown” and “Lido Shuffle.” Both are examples of Seventies pop perfection, aided by the impeccable session playing of the future members of Toto (especially drummer Jeff Porcaro). 308 more words