Muscle Shoals

UK Artists Drawn to Muscle Shoals

Rod Stewart experienced great success with two albums in succession becoming best-sellers with the help of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and with the legendary Atlantic Records sound engineer Tom Dowd in charge of production. The men at Muscle Shoals Studios collaborated with Rod Stewart on the album “Atlantic Crossing” […]

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Wilson Pickett at Muscle Shoals

Wilson Pickett found great success recording at Rick Hall’s FAME recording studios. He began his creative association with the Muscle Shoals team in 1966, with “Land of 1,000 Dances”, originally recorded in New Orleans in 1963 by Fats Domino and written by singer /song writer Chris Kenner. The song achieved […]

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The Osmonds at Muscle Shoals

The success Rick Hall was having caught the attention of Mike Curb, a recording executive and record producer, who helped The Osmonds get a recording contract with MGM Records. He arranged for them to record at Muscle Shoals and to be produced by Hall at his FAME Recording Studios. The […]

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