SWAMPETTE TOURS SET FOR JUNE 10, SEPTEMBER 2 AND DECEMBER 2

Florence/Lauderdale Tourism has announced future dates for its popular Swampette Tours of music heritage venues in the Shoals area. Dates are June 10, September 2 and December 2. Tours are led by “Swampette” Judy Hood, the wife of bass player David Hood, one of the famous Swampers — a group of session musicians who […]

Music Icon Rick Hall to Receive Honorary Degree from University of North Alabama

Rick Hall

 

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – Officials with the University of North Alabama announced this weekend that music icon Rick Hall will be the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree from UNA. Hall is a legendary music producer known for founding FAME studios; he’s also credited as the founder of the […]

Glenn Frey, of The Eagles, has died.

Glenn Frey, Smuggler's Blues

Glenn Frey, former guitar player for The Eagles, has passed away. While he was best known for playing guitar with The Eagles, he also had solo hits. One of those albums, The Allnighter, was partially recorded in Muscle Shoals.

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This is what the world would be like if the Russians had won.

If you are from Alabama you have probably heard Sweet Home Alabama several million times. Here’s another version of it.

Muscle Shoals Music and 3614 Jackson Highway

Because of the rich musical heritage of the area I’ve decided to play songs, videos, and whole albums that were recorded here in the Shoals.

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