Muscle Shoals Music

Everybody loves Candi (Staton)…

July 17, 2014

THE SHOALS – Candi Staton, recent inductee to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, is making a headliner appearance July 26 at the W.C. Handy Music Festival. And the best news is, you can still find tickets for sale, although they’re going fast! Here is an excerpt from the Festival’s web page about Candi: “When […]

Deal is made… Apple announces acquisition of BEATS…

May 28, 2014

CUPERTINO – Apple announced this afternoon that it has closed the deal to acquire Beats in a deal worth $3-billion. The negotiations have been going hot and heavy for a while now. But given the photo released from Apple HQ, it looks like the deal is done. Everything is expected to be finalized by 4th Quarter […]

Peanutt gets his star… EVENT PHOTOS

May 19, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS – Legendary songwriter Peanutt Montgomery was honored Friday night with a Star at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Musician and songwriter since the 1950’s, Montgomery, who lives in Sheffield gave an acceptance speech to the audience of his friends that was poignant, filled with gratitude to those who he said helped him in […]

Spooner gets his Star… EVENT PHOTOS

April 21, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS – Spooner Oldham, one of the cornerstones of Muscle Shoals music was honored this past Saturday at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia. He received his Star. Oldham, Grammy Winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member told the audience of well-wishers that being recognized in his own home town […]

Rick Hall and Swampers honored at Music Hall of Fame – EVENT PHOTOS

April 16, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS – What a year this has been for Muscle Shoals Music! An award-winning documentary film; The revival of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. And the elevation to rarified air of all the musicians, producers and writers who have toiled here since the days of a mono-track […]

Alabama Road Trip – MUSCLE SHOALS… Northwest Alabama is real popular these days

April 16, 2014

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Tourism has just released its newest promotional video that will appear on Television stations this Spring and Summer. It features Muscle Shoals Music. The film crew was here a couple of months ago getting the shots of FAME and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, along with the guys who were responsible for making […]

Hall of Fame Awards – EVENT PHOTOS

March 2, 2014

MUSCLE SHOALS – This weekend saw a huge party at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. Of course, it was the 2014 Alabama Music Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony. More than just a celebration of the great artists who were this year’s new members to the Hall of Fame, it was a clear statement that the […]

Celeb meet-and-greet – THE LOST EVENT PHOTOS

March 1, 2014

THE SHOALS – Presented here is the 2nd batch of EVENT PHOTOS from Thursday night’s Celebrity meet-and-greet event. Kismet, for the believers, may have had a hand in all this. But whatever the causal factor, one thing is beyond question – in the Universe of High Profile Comebacks, Muscle Shoals Music is back in play. Thanks […]

Hall of Fame Weekend started Thursday night… Celeb meet-and-greet EVENT PHOTOS

February 28, 2014

THE SHOALS – Kismet, for the believers, may have had a hand in all this. But whatever the causal factor, one thing is beyond question – in the Universe of High Profile Comebacks, Muscle Shoals Music is back in play. Thanks Stephen Badger… Thanks Freddy Camalier. Of course, the latest big thing to happen for Muscle […]

“Muscle Shoals” on NETFLIX and DVD in February

December 26, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – “The hits just keep on coming”… The film that arguably breathed new life into our storied recording industry, “Muscle Shoals” will be released on DVD and Netflix in February. The documentary tells the story of Rick Hall, his life and the conditions which coalesced to bring into existence “The Hit Recording Capitol of The […]

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