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Film Tells Story of Small-Town Recording Studioi
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March 28, 2013 1:38 PM
Some of the world's biggest hit records from the 1960s onward came from a recording studio in a little town in northern Alabama called Muscle Shoals. Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and many others recorded there and still do. A new documentary that tells the story of Muscle Shoals recently played at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, where VOA's Greg Flakus prepared this report.

Film Tells Story of Small-Town Recording Studio

Published March 28, 2013

Some of the world's biggest hit records from the 1960s onward came from a recording studio in a little town in northern Alabama called Muscle Shoals. Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and many others recorded there and still do. A new documentary that tells the story of Muscle Shoals recently played at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, where VOA's Greg Flakus prepared this report.


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